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Richland County Korean War vets honored

Mansfield News Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
MANSFIELD - Thirty-one Richland County Korean War veterans were bestowed with the Korean Ambassador Medal for Peace on Thursday night.
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National Korean War Memorial needs more funding for upkeep - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
SALT LAKE CITY - Many war veterans and their families make the trek to Washington D.C. to visit the National Korean War Memorial.
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North Korea says South's pullout from Kaesong complex is 'declaration of war'

The Guardian - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
North Korea has ordered a military takeover of an industrial complex that was the last significant symbol of cooperation with South Korea, calling Seoul's withdrawal from the jointly run plant a “dangerous declaration of war”. In the latest escalation ...

Hats Off: Never too late: Korean War vet receives long-delayed medals - ‎10 hours ago‎
Cecil Armstrong, who served in an anti-aircraft artillery outfit during the Korean War, received an unexpected honor recently - the delivery of four medals he should have received decades ago.

Veteran with his own story of heroism to help lead Korean War book talk

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Glenn Dohrmann, a Korean War veteran from Cedarburg, will join a panel of veterans for discussion of "Devotion," a book about a tale of heroism during the Chosin Reservoir battle in Korea in 1950.
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Kaeseong closure sets Korean ties back to Cold War era

AsiaOne - ‎10 hours ago‎
Their conflict peaked in 1950 when the communist North's then-leader Kim Il-sung invaded the South with ambitions to unify the peninsula by force, starting the three-year Korean War. It was only in 1990 that the two states finally sat down at the same ...

Korean War Veterans Association meeting Thursday

Coshocton Tribune - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
COSHOCTON - Chapter 182 of the Korean War Veterans Association will have a special business meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday at the VFW 1330 Post on S. Sixth St. For more information, contact Bob Jones at 740-545-6913.

Australian Len Opie fought in WW2, Korean war and Vietnam War

Daily Mail - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
A new book tells the fascinating story of one of Australia's most lethal military men and how his exploits are now part of army folklore.

John L. Peiffer, 83, Korean War vet, Warner Lambert groundskeeper

Lititz Record Express - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Josh was a Korean War veteran and served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Shadwell (LSD-15). A member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lititz, he worked for 30 years at Warner Lambert as a groundskeeper and was employed part time for ...

Most Korean War stories will remain untold for Aliquippan Charles Gilbert - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
He was first sent to Japan, and then went to Korea when the war began there in 1950. "It was rough. We was supposed to support the 25th Infantry," Gilbert said.
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Korean War hero presented with awards more than 65 years after his death - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
For his military service during the Korean War, Hummelstown native Cpl. Kenneth Stuck's family was awarded with several medals Saturday, three days after his remains were finally returned home.

Col. William E. Weber Chapter 142 of the Korean War Veterans Association Meeting

Frederick News Post (subscription) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Veterans who served in the Armed Forces between June 25, 1950, and Jan. 31, 1955, are eligible to join the KWVA, as is anyone who has served a tour of duty in Korea since Feb. 1, 1955. If interested in joining, attend a monthly meeting which is held on ...

Lawmakers honor men helping Korean War vets - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The recognition began in 2013 when Cole, a veteran of not only the Korean War but also World War II, decided that it was necessary for Korean War Veterans to be recognized for their outstanding military service. According to a news release from the ...

Photographer capturing lives of Korean War veterans

Korea Times - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Lee Byung-yong, a 58-year-old professional photographer, has been taking photos of Korean War veterans since 2007. He has continued the project despite time and budget constraints because he believes that they are "worth a shot" and this is "the best ...
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South Korean navy fires warning shots at North Korean patrol boat

The Guardian - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The de-facto maritime boundary between the two Koreas - the Northern Limit Line - is not recognised by Pyongyang, which argues it was unilaterally drawn by US-led United Nations forces after the 1950-53 Korean War. Both sides complain of frequent ...

Honor Flight for WWII and Korean War vets gets financial lift from Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation

Florida Times-Union - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
SIMONS ISLAND | A May Honor Flight for World War II, Korean War and few Vietnam veterans got some financial wind beneath its wings this week with a $24,000 donation from the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation.

Korean War veteran honored

Beatrice Daily Sun - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
A veteran who served in Korea was recognized by Gage County this month as the veteran of honor award recipient. Leonard Wortman was the subject of the monthly program hosted by the County Board of Supervisors.

Korean Americans Urge Reunion of Families Divided Due to Korean War

Christianity Daily - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
When Korea is unified once again, I really want to go back to my hometown." Such were the words shared by Hee-Bok Kim, an elderly woman in her nineties whose family was divided during the Korean War. Kim was one of six panelists at a session about ...
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Another Bush, Another Preemptive War? Jeb Supports U.S. Military Strikes Against North Korea

Democracy Now! - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
investigative journalist and author of Spies for Hire: The Secret World of Outsourced Intelligence. He grew up, in part, in South Korea and has been writing about U.S.-Korea relations for 35 years. Shorrock also blogs on national security for The ...

Stefanik co-sponsored Korean War Memorial Wall legislation advances

Glens Falls Post-Star (blog) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The House Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday advanced legislation U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, co-sponsored to authorize construction of a Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall at the site of the Korean War Memorial in Washington, ...