Veterans Week

November 11–15, 2019

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Memorial Union’s tribute to service members began in 1928 with the dedication of the building in their honor.

UW Profile: Signe Skott Cooper

Photo of 1st Lt. Signe Skott Cooper

A Wisconsin farm girl, Signe Skott Cooper volunteered for the Army Nurse Corps in World War II, the start of a distinguished career in nursing and education.
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Photo: courtesy UW–Madison School of Nursing

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Members of UW–Madison's Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC units take the oath of office, led by Rear Admiral Stephen C. Evans, Commander of the U.S. Naval Service Training Command, at right, during an officer commissioning ceremony in 2017. Photo: Jeff Miller

Marking Veterans Day on Bascom Hill, flags flutter behind a memorial to a fallen soldier. Photo: Jeff Miller