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65 years later, Korean War POW laid to rest in Arlington

ArmyTimes.com - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Sixty-five years after his death in a North Korean prison camp, the remains of Cpl. George Paul Grifford were buried Monday in Arlington National Cemetery as family members solemnly welcomed him “home where he belongs.

Korean War Veterans from Enfield Area Presented Medals

Patch.com - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
ENFIELD, CT - Five American veterans of the Korean War were presented medals by Rep. Joe Courtney in a ceremony Tuesday at Enfield Town Hall.
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North Korea marks anniversary of start of Korean war

euronews - ‎Jun 25, 2016‎
Most historians say the war in the early 1950s began when North Korea invaded the South, but Pyongyang says America started it.

Korean War ceremony held in Roseville

ABC10.com - ‎Jun 26, 2016‎
Korean Deputy Consul General Sang Ryol Lee was the featured speaker at a remembrance ceremony for the 66th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. The event, sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Roseville Post 1487, took place at the Korea War ...

Toomey, Baker join forces to honor Korean War veterans

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
WILKES-BARRE - U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey will partner with State Sen. Lisa Baker to honor Korean War veterans with the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal.

Korean War Memorial dedicated in Florissant

STLtoday.com - ‎Jun 26, 2016‎
Korean War veterans Ken Hoffman, Don Kohlman and Bob Baumgartner walk up to the new memorial at the end of the dedication of the Korean War Veterans Monument and Memorial on Sunday, June 26, 2016, at St. Ferdinand Park in Florissant. Photo by ...

Korean War vet throws first pitch

Korea Times - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
An 88-year-old Korean War veteran threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Lotte Giants' game against the Samsung Lions at Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, Tuesday.

Korea war vets honoured in Chilliwack

Chilliwack Progress - ‎22 hours ago‎
Chilliwack veterans of the Korean war received an “eyes right” march-past on Sunday, in an event commemorating the start of the conflict 66 years ago.

Bernstein commemorates Korean War victims, survivors in piano performance

Yonhap News - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
SEOUL, June 27 (Yonhap) -- Retired American pianist Seymour Bernstein on Monday commemorated the deaths of his fellow soldiers from the 1950-53 Korean War and the survivors, once again staging a concert in South Korea where he had played as a ...
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S.I. veterans commemorate end of Korean War

SILive.com - ‎Jun 25, 2016‎
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- Several Korean War veterans gathered Saturday afternoon in Sunnyside to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the end of the "forgotten war.
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14 Amazing, Little Known Korean War Facts

Scout - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
We call it “the Korean War;” the North Koreans call it the “Fatherland Liberation War.” Whatever you call it, on June 25, 1950, North Korean tanks rolled across the 38th Parallel, the border that separated the Communist-controlled and supported North ...
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Former NFL Head Coach and Korean War veteran Buddy Ryan dead at 85

Examiner.com - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
Born James David Ryan on February 17, 1931 in Frederick, Oklahoma; Buddy Ryan grew up in southern Oklahoma and at the age of eighteen was drafted into the United States Army during the Korean War where he received a field promotion to Master ...

Korean War exhibit opens at Tularosa Basin Museum of History

Ruidoso News - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
A display of William "Bill" Mauldin's famous editorial cartoons from World War II is in the Korean War exhibit.

Chronicle Covers: From the Cold War to the Korean War

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Jun 26, 2016‎
The North had invaded the South across the 38th Parallel, the dividing line that had been drawn at World War II's end. This set the stage for a conflict not just between the Korean nations but one that pitted the Communist powers of the Soviet Union ...

Advances lead to increased identification of Korean war dead

AMI NewsWire - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
Advances in expertise and science will allow a record number of men who served and died in the Korean War to be identified this year.

Korean War veteran remembers fighting 'no-win war'

Albuquerque Journal - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
Now 87, Armijo recently shared his experiences as an infantryman during the Korean War. Today marks the 66th anniversary of Communist North Korea's invasion of South Korea, which touched off the three-year conflict, and entrance of the United Nations ...

Video: Pewaukee's Jim Bublitz, Korean War veteran, recalls war, talks about Honor Flight

Lake Country Now - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
That's what Pewaukee's Jim Bublitz had to say about the two winters he spent in Korea during the Korean War. The 88-year-old Bublitz served in Korea from January 1951 to October 1953 as part of the U.S.

Roseville vets to hold Korean War remembrance Saturday

Press Tribune Newspaper - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
From left, Korean War veterans Ken Hanley and Dave Ramsey hold tokens of remembrance - an ambassador medal for peace, and a book from South Korea called “Korea Reborn: A Grateful Nation” - that will be given to Korean War veterans who attend a ...
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Korean War Anniversary Ceremony

KIII TV3 - ‎Jun 25, 2016‎
The Korean Chamber of Commerce held a commemoration of the Korean War ceremony Saturday morning, conducted by the Korean Presbyterian Church.

Korean War veteran receives long-lost envelope 63 years later

CTV News - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
A Korean War veteran is celebrating the mysterious arrival of an envelope he mailed from Japan 63 years ago, but the letter he placed inside is nowhere to be found.
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