David Boetcher

David Boetcher

David Boetcher is a 27-year veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves and Wisconsin National Guard who served in the Gulf War and the Iraq War. He has served on the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Board, as chair of the Wisconsin Democratic Party Veterans Caucus, and as Wisconsin chair for the DNC Council for Veterans and Military Families. A UW-Madison alumnus, he worked for more than 30 years as a union construction electrician, and worked as a Wisconsin state lobbyist for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He has also served for nine years on the Waunakee Community School District Board.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 18: The U.S Capitol Building is prepared for the inaugural ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as American flags are placed in the ground on the National Mall on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. The approximately 191,500 U.S. flags will cover part of the National Mall and will represent the American people who are unable to travel to Washington, DC for the inauguration. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Don’t default on the debt we owe to veterans

By: - May 29, 2023

It isn’t exactly clear when the first Memorial Day was held, but it was sometime late in the 19th century. General John A. Logan, the commander-in-chief of the Union veterans’ group known as the Grand Army of the Republic, issued a decree that May 30 should be known as Decoration Day, a day for Americans […]