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Commemorative Program in Baltimore, MD

Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 11:00 to 13:00

The Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committe participated in a commemorative program with the KWVA honoring the 231st Transportation Truck Company, the First National Guard unit to land in Korea.  Originally a segregated, all-black unit, the 231st was integrated during this service in Korea, only to be again segregated when it returned to state status.  The Committee's Executive Director, COL David J. Clark provided remarks at the event.  Certificates of Appreciation, signed by the Secretary of Defense, Leon E. Panetta were distributed to 7 Korean War Veterans.


American Legion Baltimore, MD
United States