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2013-06-19 23:22:22

July 27th marks the 60th anniversary of the conclusion of the Korean War. On June 19th and 20th Lexington Square senior living communities in Lombard and Elmhurst, Illinois will honor Korean War veterans through a program led by renowned speaker and Korean War educator, Lynnita Jean Brown. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Richard Bilowos was a self-professed war bride. Drafted into the Army Infantry in 1952 to fight in the Korean War, the long time resident of Lombard got married on a...

2011-06-24 07:20:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In Dec. 1950, Korea's northeast seaside town Heungnam was at the critical state: 105,000 American military members and 100,000 refugees were hemmed in by Chinese Reds and the North Korean military. Against an enemy's attack, a shortage of troopships, and dreadful cold, refugees' starvation was inevitable. In this poor situation, the American and Korean military gave up numerous war supplies and created the most loving and touching humanitarian...

2010-06-24 12:54:00

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Republican Leader John Boehner, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, and Members of Congress hosted a ceremony in the Capitol today to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. The ceremony honored the sacrifices of the thousands of Americans who courageously fought to defend freedom and safeguard peace and security on the Korean Peninsula. Below are the Speaker's...

2010-05-28 14:38:00

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Korea Society will honor General Colin L. Powell, former Secretary of State, and General Paik Sun Yup, who commanded ground forces during the Korean War, at the Society's Annual Dinner at New York City's Plaza Hotel on June 2. Generals Powell and Paik will receive the Society's Van Fleet Award in honor of all Korean War veterans. The annual award recognizes outstanding contributions to the promotion of U.S.-Korea relations. Colin Powell served...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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