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Heroes Remembered, July 27 Commemoration

Heroes Remembered


The event was a great success! About 5,000 people were in attendance. An estimated 1,500 Korean War veterans were honored in person.

Speakers included:

  • President of the United States Barack Obama
  • Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
  • Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Admiral James E. Winnefeld, Jr.
  • Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki
  • Secretary of the Department of the Interior Sally Jewell
  • Chair of the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department and Professor of Korean Language and Culture and International Affairs at George Washington University Dr. Young-Key Kim Renaud
  • Special Envoy Chairman of the Political Committee Kim Jung Hun
  • Chairman of the Republic of Korea Joint Chiefs General Jung

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