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World War II, Korean War veterans share memories of service

Centre Daily Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Roush was hospitalized after taking machine gun fire during World War II. Thompson taught courses on burgeoning radar technology at Aberdeen Proving Ground at the height of the Korean War, which ended on the day that Powers graduated from ROTC at ...

North Charleston Korean War veteran receives diploma after 63 years

Charleston Post Courier (press release) - ‎19 hours ago‎
In Korea, Trantham was an ensign aboard the USS Toucan, a minesweeper with a crew of about 50 men. They served in covert missions behind enemy lines in North Korea, sweeping for mines left over from World War II. Mines in the 1950s were spheres four ...

'Thank you America': Chang donates Korean War Monument to city

Montgomery Advertiser - ‎May 27, 2016‎
When Hea-Bok Chang's Korean War Monument was unveiled downtown Friday, Chang made it clear that the memorial is as much for the United States as it is for Montgomery.
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Wingman: A Korean War aviator's final mission for a lost comrade

Stars and Stripes - ‎21 minutes ago‎
“It pains me to ask for any favor, but there is one last cause to which I must attend,” wrote Hudner, a Korean War Navy aviator, Medal of Honor recipient and namesake of a guided-missile destroyer to be commissioned in 2018.

Korean War soldier's remains returned to America

Cecil Whig - ‎15 hours ago‎
Essex resident Celia “Joy” Gray displays her brother Cpl. David J. Wishon Jr.'s burial flag. Wishon was killed in 1950 when his unit was heavily attacked in North Korea. His remains were finally returned home on May 6. Funeral 1. Bobby Jones. Celia ...

Montgomery unveiling Korean War monument

WVTM13 - ‎May 27, 2016‎
MONTGOMERY, Ala. —The city of Montgomery is unveiling a monument to the Korean War ahead of Memorial Day. City officials will dedicate the new monument Friday at a downtown park.

Body of Michigan soldier captured in Korean War recovered; his memory, family honored

Fox 2 Detroit - ‎22 hours ago‎
This Memorial Day weekend he's being honored at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial for making the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

Korean War veteran visits memorials in nation's capital

Park Rapids Enterprise - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Korean War, as depicted above, was one of the most hard fought in U.S. history. During its relatively short duration, 36,574 Americans died in hostile action.

Korean War hero finally honored

Kankakee Daily Journal - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Momence resident Rev. Denis White observes the plaques at the Kasler-Momence Memorial Park on Thursday near the Momence Junior High School.
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Korean War vet sees improvement in America's treatment of veterans

Portage Daily Register - ‎May 27, 2016‎
“We've been honoring veterans more and more every year,” observed the town of Buffalo resident and Korean War veteran.

Korean War veterans to march in National Memorial Day Parade

Washington Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
His time in Korea - during the 1950s conflict on the peninsula - is bringing him to Washington, where he will lead a band of his Korean War brothers in a parade Monday. Beginning at 2 p.m., about 35 members of the Korean War Veterans Association will ...

A war hero who was a stranger in his own land

CNN - ‎May 27, 2016‎
It was the beginning of the Korean War, but Brown was already battle-tested. For years, his own people had tried to destroy him.

With family's help, Korean War vet gets medals 66 years later

Lansing State Journal - ‎May 26, 2016‎
DELHI TWP. - To Robert Flory, the Purple Heart medal that went missing more than 65 years ago - when he was lying on a hospital bed, full of pain medication and shrapnel - wasn't that big of a deal.
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China warns U.S: We're ready 'for repeat of Korean War or Vietnam'

Daily Mail - ‎May 20, 2016‎
American and Chinese soldiers have not fired directly on each other since the Korean War. In this picture U.S. Major General Blackshear Bryan, left, exchanges his credentials with North Korea's Lieutenant General Lee Sang Cho during armistice talks in ...

Korean War vet to address 'misconceptions' at Celina event

Star Local Media - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. Bill Quigley, a resident of The Colony, sits at a desk surrounded by military memorabilia. The highly decorated veteran served two tours of duty during the Korean War and three tours during the Vietnam War. He will be the ...

Family finds Sun Prairie Korean War vet in mural wall - WISC-TV3 - ‎May 26, 2016‎
This week we've been sharing stories from the latest Badger Honor Flight that traveled to Washington, D.C. last weekend. On that trip was a Korean War vet whose image is in the mural wall at the Korean War memorial, and as News 2 photojournalist Mark ...
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WATCH: Ban Ki-moon recalls Korean war experience - ‎May 25, 2016‎
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recalled his experiences during the Korean war in a video released by the organization.
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Lansing-area Korean War veteran gets long-overdue medals

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Flory, 84, is a Korean War veteran and recently received a Purple Heart he thought was stolen along with a Bronze Star and other medals he didn't know he qualified for.
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Can a peace treaty end the Korean War? It's complicated

NK News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
When information regarding the U.S.-North Korea diplomatic overtures from the end of 2015 was publicly revealed, perhaps the most startling aspect was that the possibility of a peace treaty officially ending the Korean War was mentioned. The initiative ...

Brockton High School concert features Korean War memorial tribute

Enterprise News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
“It basically recreated the invasion of Korea,” said Tom Minichiello, vice chairman of the Brockton School Committee. “It had some intense, complicated parts to it.