|Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
November 9, 2012
Preserve Soldiers Home; honor vets
By Stephanie Meeks and Bob Curry
As Wisconsinites observe Veterans Day next week, they should take note of an important but often-overlooked place constructed to serve and honor the men and women of our armed services.
Tucked away near Miller Park, on the grounds of the Clement Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, are some of Milwaukee's oldest and most significant historic buildings - some of which first began providing services to area veterans shortly after the Civil War.
Unfortunately, these important buildings are also in serious disrepair and badly in need of both short-term stabilization efforts and a longer-term plan to ensure they are able to serve our veterans for generations to come.
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