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Korean War veterans to be honored at Dogwood Trails event

PALESTINE, July 25, 2013--A special event will be held tomorrow, in order to honor Palestine area Korean War veterans.

The event will be held at Dogwood Trails Assisted Living, located at 1625 W. Spring Street, on Friday, July 26, beginning at 11:00 a.m.

The event is free, and will include an honor ceremony, a fish-fry lunch, singing, and a special film tribute. Korean War veterans and their families are invited to participate, and no reservations are required.

“This war is not forgotten,” said Disabled American Veterans’ Mike Hodgson. “We want to make sure that these men and women that served in Korea are not forgotten.”

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Hodgson about the event, and the Vietnam Traveling Wall fundraising effort currently underway. Click below for more.

 

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