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Connecticut veterans salute as an honor guard from the Antique Veterans World Post #1 of Meriden posts the colors at the start of the Korean War Remembrance and Recognition ceremony Friday at Camp Niantic in East Lyme.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has a released a new and updated fact sheet on VA pension programs that includes important information for veterans, survivors and their families.
Private First Class Charlie Johnson, a Browning automatic rifleman with the 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, was killed in action June 12, 1953, after an eight-day battle at Outpost Harry
On Friday I wrote about an eight-day battle along the 38th Parallel in Korea in June 1953, and about Sgt. Ola Mize who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions in this, one of the bloodiest battles in the history of the US military.
The Korean War, a.k.a. the “Unknown War,” was, in fact, headline news at the time it was being fought(1950-53). Given the Cold War hatreds of the combatants, though, a great deal of the reportage was propaganda, and much of what should have been told was never told. News of the worst atrocities perpetrated against civilians was routinely suppressed and the full story of the horrific suffering of the Korean people---who lost 3-million souls of a total population of 23-million--- has yet to be told in full.
A Northglenn, CO man will soon be presented all the awards he deserves for actions that took place September 21, 1951. Sergeant Leo Slade, 80, a father, twice widowed, and now recognized US Army war hero feels he has lived a good life and now has reason to celebrate with his current crowd of buddies, this time with honor.
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