26 Jul '13, 4pm

Obama, Hagel hail Korean War veterans as heroes

Obama, Hagel hail Korean War veterans as heroes

Obama, Hagel hail Korean War veterans as heroes By Leo Shane III Tweet Published: July 26, 2013 On Saturday, President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will join a South Korean delegation on the National Mall to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War. On Friday, both men issued statements honoring that generation of servicemembers as heroes and selfless servants: Obama: “We remember the troops who hit the beaches when Communist forces were pressing south; who pushed back, and fought their way north through hard mountains and bitter cold. We remember ordinary men and women who showed extraordinary courage through 3 long years of war, fighting far from home to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met. “Most of all, we remember those brave Americans who gave until they had nothing left to give. No monument...

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