All posts tagged "veterans"

  • Left to right: Jung Su Hoe President Lee Kang-won, Bongwonsa monk Chung-woon, Los Angeles Korean Veterans Association President Robert Sohn
    Free meal for Korean War vets in K-Town next week

    Los Angeles’ Koreatown will host a free celebratory meal for Korean War veterans Nov. 24 at 11:30 a.m. inside the Great Wall Restaurant located at 989 S. Dewey Avenue. The event is organized by Bongwonsa, Jung Su...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • Samsung headquarters in South Korea (Yonhap)
    Samsung donates $500,000 to US veteran foundation

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it has made a US$500,000 donation to a U.S. non-profit organization for war veterans. Under the plan, Samsung will supply various home appliances, from refrigerators...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Korean veterans participate in the 96th New York City Veterans Day Parade Wednesday. (Lee Kyung-ha/Korea Times)
    Veterans Day brings out hundreds of Korean veterans to pay respect in NY, NJ

    Veterans Day brought out hundreds of Korean veterans and those wishing to pay respects to the New York City parade and a Korean War memorial in New Jersey Wednesday. The 96th New York City Veterans Day Parade,...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Jason Pak, left, and President Barack Obama at TPC Potomac golf club Saturday.
    Vet reunites with Obama on DC golf course

    On Saturday afternoon at TPC Potomac golf club near Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama appeared on the field manning a golf cart. With an outstretched hand, Obama offered a hello to war veteran Jason Pak, 24, who...

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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    US veterans of Korean War attend special screening of ‘Ode to My Father’ in Washington

    By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — Dozens of American and South Korean veterans attended a special screening Wednesday of a South Korean box-office hit that chronicles the Korean War and other hardships South Korea has gone through...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • A U.S. Flag flies over war veterans tombstones at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, Calif. (AP)
    America marks Veterans Day with commemorative parades

    NEW YORK (AP) — Americans marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with parades, speeches and military discounts, while in Europe the holiday known as Armistice Day held special meaning in the centennial year of the start of World...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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  • California National Guard 40th Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Keith Jones, left, attends a commemorative ceremony for the 64th anniversary of the Korean War at the Korean American Federation of L.A. Wednesday. (Kim Young-jae / The Korea Times)
    L.A. community commemorates 64th anniversary of Korean War

    The veteran community commemorated the 64th anniversary of the Korean War across Los Angeles Wednesday. At the Korean American Federation of Los Angeles, a memorial service to honor war veterans brought together about 100 veterans. The Korean...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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