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Korean War veterans honored during on-campus ceremony

About 70 Korean War veterans from Lycoming County received the Republic of Korea’s “everlasting gratitude” during an Ambassador for Peace Medal ceremony in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium on Friday. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey facilitated the event, presenting the medals to the veterans (or their families) in advance of the Memorial Day weekend. “We cherish in our hearts the memory of your boundless sacrifices in helping us reestablish our Free Nation,” reads the commendation that adorns each award’s personalized case, expressing a nation’s appreciation for the American servicemen and women who served during the 1950-53 war. In addition to this PCToday photo gallery, the event was featured in news broadcasts on WBRE/WYOU and WNEP.

– Photos by Cindy Davis Meixel, writer/photo editor

 

 

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