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2013-11-06 20:22:09

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined members of the Shaw Media family, Canadian Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces personnel at a special screening of HISTORY's documentary 28 Heroes held at the Canadian War Museum, in Ottawa, earlier this evening. "I am very proud to participate in this special screening of 28 Heroes during Veterans' Week," stated Minister Fantino. "This documentary demonstrates the dedication of the...

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...

2012-10-15 19:20:04

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MacArthur Park in downtown Los Angeles was filled with Korean War veterans Saturday morning as the US & Korea Alliance Association gathered international and American leaders to honor the sacred contribution made by those veterans nearly 60 years ago. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58617-us-korea-alliance-association-honor-rok-korean-war-veterans-los-angeles (Photo:...

2012-09-30 14:20:06

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sunny Electronics Corporation and its major shareholder, Young Eui Kwak, has made a significant contribution to the US&Korea Alliance Association ceremony honoring the veterans who served in the Korean War. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120930/LA82559LOGO) The event was held at 10 a.m. this Saturday, September 29, at MacArthur Park in downtown Los Angeles. The event featured hundreds of veterans, United States...

2012-09-13 06:22:19

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its on-going commitment to honor the sacrifice made by millions of American veterans and to strengthen relations between the United States and the Republic of Korea, the US & Korea Alliance Association will host an important ceremony in MacArthur Park on Saturday, September 29, 2012. "Our nation only exists as a free society because of the sacrifices made by American military personnel and we must honor that sacrifice made more than...

2011-11-10 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11: VETERANS DAY Profile America -- Friday, November 11th. Today, the nation observes Veterans Day, and across the country, flags are flying at events honoring the men and women who have served their country so we may all live in peace and security. This holiday has added...

2011-10-05 09:42:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KWAFU's 'Study on the Korean War Armistice Conference Records' released at a seminar in Wash., DC. - Revealing study of the declassified records of the transcript minutes regarding agenda 4 of the armistice conference in 1951~1952. - Denial and concealment of the North Korean abduction of ROK civilians, despite the UN command's efforts to repatriate abductees. The ROK civilian abductees still remain scapegoats of the armistice...

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...