MacArthur Week Programs: June 3, 2023



Milwaukee Art Museum: Lubar Auditorium

8:00 a.m. Registration for Morning Activities

  • Pledge of Allegiance - VCRT
  • Opening of MacArthur Photo Exhibit

9:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony

  • Maj. Gen. Michael Berzowski, Chair, War Memorial Center Board

American Legion:

  • Mike Herkowski, Adjutant, American Legion Cudworth Post #23
  • David Kurtz, Adjutant, The American Legion Department of WI
  • Color Guard provided by St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy

9:40 a.m. “The MacArthur Legacy”

  • James Zobel, Archivist, MacArthur Museum, Norfolk, VA

War Memorial Center: Memorial Hall, 3rd floor

11:30 a.m. Rotary Luncheon
“The Unique Wartime Alliance Of Australian Prime Minister, John J. Curtin And
General Douglas Macarthur”

  • Professor Emeritus & Biographer of Australian Prime Minister, John Joseph Curtin, Curtin University, Perth, West Australia

3:00 p.m.“MacArthur: West Point, World War I, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Field Marshall for and Advisor to the Philippine Government”

  • General Paul Lima Presiding
  • Sherman Fleek, Command Historian, US Military Academy, West Point
  • Dr. Louis DiMarco, Associate Professor,
    US Army Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

6:00 p.m. Movie: “MacArthur”

  • Starring Gregory Peck in Memorial Hall, War Memorial Center; public is invited with free admission, water and popcorn.