Tag: Korean War

Alcatraz gang POW leaves legacy of hope in U.S. Congress

Alcatraz gang POW leaves legacy of hope in U.S. Congress

| January 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

In May of 1966, twenty-one days after his F-4 Phantom II was shot down over North Vietnam, Sam Johnson arrived at the Hỏa Lò Prison.

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Battleship Missouri Memorial to honor Korean War veterans on Veterans Day

Battleship Missouri Memorial to honor Korean War veterans on Veterans Day

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, November 11, Veterans Day observances around the world will culminate with a special sunset ceremony onboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor.

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Agency begins process of identifying Korean War remains

Agency begins process of identifying Korean War remains

| July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

All Americans welcome the return of remains from the Korean War.

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Marine Corps World War II veterans visit Pohakuloa Training Area

Marine Corps World War II veterans visit Pohakuloa Training Area

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Veterans of the 5th Marine Division visited Pohakuloa Training Area, Oct. 20, as part of the 68th annual reunion of the 5th Marine Division Association.

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Diary of Hawaii Soldier on display at Army museum

Diary of Hawaii Soldier on display at Army museum

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii recently accepted a donation associated with Staff Sgt. James S. Nishi, a Soldier from Hawaii who served during the Korean War. Of particular interest is the diary he kept while deployed to Korea.

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Hawaii celebrates, honors veterans during state’s oldest parade

Hawaii celebrates, honors veterans during state’s oldest parade

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The community came out to celebrate past and present veterans as they proudly marched down California Avenue for the 70th Annual Wahiawa Veterans Day parade, here, Nov. 11.

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Honoring veterans

Honoring veterans

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sgt. Maj. Scott A. Brzak, command sergeant major with 25th Infantry Division, speaks to Korean War veterans during the 2016 Governor’s Veterans Day Ceremony at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe, Hawaii, Nov. 11, 2016.

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Korean War Commemoration

Korean War Commemoration

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Korean War Commemoration

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SIA speakers provide encouragement for the future from the past

SIA speakers provide encouragement for the future from the past

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The Army is the real thing,” said Harrison. “Even when they told me the Navy nurses were cuter, I wouldn’t have anything else. You will never feel anything like you feel when you are in the Army.”

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President announces 24 veterans to receive the Medal of Honor in March

President announces 24 veterans to receive the Medal of Honor in March

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Barack Obama announced that he will award the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans during a March 18 ceremony at the White House.

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