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Committee Honors Korean War Veterans in Pennsylvania

Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 13:00 to 20:00

The Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee (KW60) will participate in two events recognizing Korean War Veterans in Mechanicsburg, PA, on January 26, 2013. The first event is a pre-game post meeting and social gathering of Korean War Veterans hosted by the American Legion Post 109.  The Committee wil provide remarks and distribute Certificates of Appreciation signed by the Secretary of Defense, Leon E. Panetta.  American Legion Post 109 consist of over 200 known Korean War Veterans.  Immediately following the meeting, the Korean War Veterans will attend and be recognized during the half-time show of a professional soccer game between the Harrisburg Heat and the Detroit Waza at the State Farm Equine Center in Harrisburg, PA.

The Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee (KW60) participated in two events recognizing Korean War Veterans in Mechanicsburg, PA, on January 26, 2013. The first event was a pre-game post meeting and social gathering of Korean War Veterans hosted by the American Legion Post 109.  The Committee provided remarks and distributed Certificates of Appreciation signed by the Secretary of Defense, Leon E. Panetta.  Immediately following the meeting, the Korean War Veterans attended and were recognized during the half-time show of a professional soccer game between the Harrisburg Heat and the Detroit Waza at the State Farm Equine Center in Harrisburg, PA.

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Media

Korean War Veterans Honored - Patriot-News

Harrisburg Heat Cheer on Korean War Veterans - ABC 27 WHTM

Korean War Veterans Honored - Yahoo! News

Korean War Veterans Honored - Channel 8 WGAL

Location

American Legion Post 109
224 W. Main Street
17055 Mechanicsburg, PA
United States