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Descendants of Korean War Veterans from Ethiopia to Serve ‘Peace’ Coffee in S. Korea

Descendants of Korean War Veterans from Ethiopia to Serve ‘Peace’ Coffee in S. Korea

HWACHEON, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – The descendants of Ethiopian veterans who fought in the Korean War are coming to South Korea to introduce coffee from the world’s largest coffee-producing country. Gangwon Province’s Hwacheon County announced Thursday that an Ethiopia promotional hall and cafe will be set up at the Hwacheon Mountain Trout Festival from Jan. 7-29 [...]

Belgium-Luxembourg Unit Named Korean War Hero of the Month

Belgium-Luxembourg Unit Named Korean War Hero of the Month

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s veterans ministry has chosen a unified Belgium-Luxembourg battalion as next month’s Korean War hero for its contribution to key defense operations during the 1950-53 conflict, officials said Friday. The battalion consisted of 700 Belgian troops and 48 Luxembourg soldiers, who were mobilized to fight under the U.N. [...]

New Memorial Monument Erected to Honor U.S. West Pointers Killed in Korean War

New Memorial Monument Erected to Honor U.S. West Pointers Killed in Korean War

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Military Academy (KMA) and a veterans association established an additional monument to commemorate 14 U.S. Military Academy graduates who were killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, their officials said Friday. The monument was erected at the academy in Seoul to remember the West Pointers who graduated from [...]

New Korean War Monument with Names of Fallen Heroes Unveiled in Washington

New Korean War Monument with Names of Fallen Heroes Unveiled in Washington

WASHINGTON, July 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A new Korean War monument was dedicated in Washington on Wednesday, permanently displaying the names of over 43,000 U.S. and South Korean service members killed during the war. The dedication of the Wall of Remembrance was marked by a ceremony attended by some 3,000 people, including government officials, Korean War [...]

Foreign Korean War Veterans Tour Cheong Wa Dae

Foreign Korean War Veterans Tour Cheong Wa Dae

SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Foreign Korean War veterans, currently visiting South Korea, have received a warm welcome from citizens. The Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs invited veterans from nine countries who participated in the Korean War under the U.N. flag, along with some 60 family members, to tour Cheong Wa Dae in [...]