Korean War

SNU to Host Series of Events Celebrating Military Appreciation Week

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:56pm

SNU Military Appreciation Week events include:

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  • SNU Military Appreciation Week events include:
    This self-paced two-mile run/walk kicks off at 6 a.m.
  • The route consists of two laps around the SNU Bethany campus that start and end at the SNU VETS Center.
  • Various military uniform displays, POW/MIA table displays and military partner booths will be up and available during the week.
  • The SNU VETS Center will be providing hotdogs, chips, popsicles and water for everyone from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    See the full schedule of events for SNU's Military Appreciation Week.

Canon U.S.A. Inc. Helps Empower Aspiring Photojournalists through its Support of the Eddie Adams Workshop

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

The workshop is an annual program that offers a unique learning environment for young photojournalists while honoring the legacy of photographer and photojournalist Eddie Adams.

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  • The workshop is an annual program that offers a unique learning environment for young photojournalists while honoring the legacy of photographer and photojournalist Eddie Adams.
  • Since its inception in 1988, the Eddie Adams Workshop has helped shape the future of photojournalism by investing in students based on their demonstrated skills.
  • "Through the collaboration with Canon, the Eddie Adams Workshop gives budding photojournalists and photographers the opportunity to try a wide range of Canon professional cameras, lenses and accessories.
  • In addition to supporting the Eddie Adams Workshop, Canon will provide a prize of top-of-the-line professional Canon equipment suited for today's working photojournalist for a contest administered by the Eddie Adams Workshop.

Korean War Child Saundra Henderson Windom Kicks Off Her Journey as an Author with a Gripping Book, Orchestration

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 12:05am

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In a compelling, thought-provoking narrative, Saundra Henderson Windom, ne Bang Sun, shares how the Korean War robbed her of her parents and homeland when she was only a child.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In a compelling, thought-provoking narrative, Saundra Henderson Windom, ne Bang Sun, shares how the Korean War robbed her of her parents and homeland when she was only a child.
  • From the forgotten war, Saundra Henderson Windom brings alive the stories of so many.
  • Military relations, abandonment, adoption, racism, identity crisis, bi-racialism, parenting, forgiveness, and spiritual healing are all powerful themes found in Orchestration.
  • Being an orphan makes it easy for Saundra to support World Vision and Holt International, the organizations whose mission saved her life.

WORLD WAR II and KOREAN WAR VETERANS ON HAND TO CELEBRATE NEW BOOK OF THEIR STORIES IN English, French, Chinese and Braille, MADE POSSIBLE BY VETERANS AFFAIRS CANADA

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 11:00am

Fight for Freedom and Peace, a book by Hon.

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  • Fight for Freedom and Peace, a book by Hon.
  • Lt-Col Nancy M. Siew and Photographer Feng Lin, to tell the war experiences of Canadian World War II and Korean Warveterans in four languages.
  • Canadian veterans of WWII, the Korean War and modern day deployments; Federal, Provincial and Municipal representatives.

Paralyzed Veterans of America Elects U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Charles Brown as its New National President

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 3:33pm

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America today announced that U.S. Marine Corps.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America today announced that U.S. Marine Corps.
  • veteran Charles Brown , who previously served as PVA's national senior vice president, will now hold its highest elected office as the new national president.
  • "PVA has given me so much throughout the years," said David Zurfluh, outgoing PVA national president.
  • Brown joins PVA's newly elected Executive Committee for FY21, to include:
    U.S. Marine Corps veteran Hack Albertson, national vice president
    U.S. Air Force veteran Josue Cordova, national vice president
    With the election of Brown, U.S. Air Force veteran David Zurfluh will now serve the organization as its immediate past president.

Korean and Vietnam War Gallery Opening at National Museum of Military Vehicles

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 1:04pm

b'DUBOIS, Wyo., April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Museum of Military Vehicles (NMMV) announced today that its new Korean and Vietnam War Gallery will open Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

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  • b'DUBOIS, Wyo., April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Museum of Military Vehicles (NMMV) announced today that its new Korean and Vietnam War Gallery will open Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
  • "We raise the bar in our Korean and Vietnam War Gallery by making the exhibits even more immersive and captivating.
  • "\nThe Korean War sometimes is called The Forgotten War.
  • Visit the museum to find out why along with how the American experience in the Korean War impacted American conduct during the Vietnam War.\nOver 3 million Americans served in the Vietnam War.

Paralyzed Veterans of America Kicks Off PVA Awareness Month with New Video, New Stories of Resiliency, and an Up-Close, Virtual Look Inside its Operations

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

Throughout April, PVA will share stories highlighting theresiliency of its members and theimportance of its 33 Chapters across the country.

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  • Throughout April, PVA will share stories highlighting theresiliency of its members and theimportance of its 33 Chapters across the country.
  • "PVA Awareness Month is so much bigger than PVA," saidDavid Zurfluh, national president of Paralyzed Veterans of America.
  • A precursor to Paralyzed Veterans Recognition Day , which was declared by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, PVA Awareness Month started as a day-long observance many years ago.
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America is the only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated solely to the benefit and representation of veterans with spinal cord injury or disease.

Hoffa: Defense Production Act Critical To Delivering COVID-19 Vaccine To Every American

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 1:05am

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on President Biden's decision to invoke the Defense Production Act (DPA) to address vaccine and PPE shortages.

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  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on President Biden's decision to invoke the Defense Production Act (DPA) to address vaccine and PPE shortages.
  • "The Teamsters applaud President Biden's decision to invoke the Defense Production Act to help accelerate the production of personal protective equipment and the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • "As shortages arise across the country, bold and decisive action must be taken to ensure every American receives the vaccine as soon as possible.
  • We must also prioritize PPE production so that our essential workers receive the critical gear they need on the job.

Universal Peace Federation: 70 Years After the Korean War, UPF Holds Online Summit for Peace and Reconciliation

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:52am

This rally, produced in Korea, will focus mainly on the Korean peninsula, seventy years after the outbreak of the Korean war (1950-53).

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  • This rally, produced in Korea, will focus mainly on the Korean peninsula, seventy years after the outbreak of the Korean war (1950-53).
  • UPF is an NGO in general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
  • Her husband, the late Reverend Moon, was liberated by UN forces from the North Korean death camp of Heungnam.
  • Mr. Jacques Marion, president of UPF Europe-Middle East, remarked that the Rally of Hope sets a strong signal for a peaceful unification.

CGTN: China marks 70th Anniversary of War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea, calls for cherishing world peace

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:29pm

Speaking at event, the Chinese president stressed that the great victory of the War to Resist U.S.

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  • Speaking at event, the Chinese president stressed that the great victory of the War to Resist U.S.
  • Aggression and Aid Korea will forever be engraved in the history of the Chinese nation and the history of peace, development and progress of mankind.
  • Xi hailed the historic significance of the War to Resist U.S. aggression and Aid Korea, noting the "great war" defied the invasion and expansion of imperialism and safeguarded the security of New China.
  • Eight months after the founding of the People's Republic of China, the Korean War broke out in June 1950.