Korean War Armistice

Army Cpl. Gordon Craig gave his life to protect his fellow soldiers in Korea, earning the Medal of Honor for his actions.
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As the U.S. gets set to accept possible remains of men killed during the Korean War, the DPAA says similar transfers in the past have helped many families find closure.
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The Korean War ended 65 years ago, not with a peace treaty but with an armistice. So what exactly does that mean?
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Navy Lt. John Koelsch volunteered to fly a helicopter in bad weather into enemy territory in Korea to save a fellow service member, and it earned him the Medal of Honor.
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Army Pfc. Joseph Rodriguez wasn’t happy when his squad was pinned down by enemy fire, so he did something about it. His actions earned him the Medal of Honor.
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