Military

World
4:39 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Essay: Fourth of July - Reflection and Renewal

U.S. Marine Corps soldiers participate in a parade.
Credit Wiki Commons image

The Fourth of July weekend celebrates community, local as well as national. Parades featuring people in uniform - scouts, firefighters and police as well as the military – traditionally are a fixture. Military uniforms remind us of the role of war in our history – and present. The current Veterans Administration scandals remind us of how serious related problems can become.

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Politics & Government
6:18 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

PHOTOS: Remembering Milwaukee's General MacArthur

General Douglas MacArthur visits Milwaukee in 1951.

Lake Effect's Bonnie North speaks with Chas Mulcahy, Deanna Alexander, and David Black about the General MacArthur Statue rededication ceremony.

While today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, 2014 also commemorates the 50th anniversary of the death of another World War II icon – with strong ties to Milwaukee.

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Arts & Culture
3:43 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

How the US Coast Guard Contributed to the Filming of "The Surface" Movie

The Coast Guard works with filmmakers to accurately portray their daily lives in movies.
Credit Coast Guard News, Flickr

Lake Effect' Mitch Teich talks with Commander John Pruitt III.

On Sunday, the Milwaukee Film Festival will feature a panel discussion offering people a sneak peek at several movies in progress, all being made by Wisconsin filmmakers.

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