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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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Check out this video of U.S. Army Gen. Mark W. Clark signing the Korean armistice agreement on July 27, 1953.
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel paid tribute to Korean War veterans in a message honoring the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.
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Photo: Korean War veterans and South Korean college students visit Observation Post Dora in Seoul, South Korea, June 27, 2013, as part of “Revisit Korea,” a program to bring Korean War veterans back to the country to visit battle sites and monuments, and be recognized for their contributions to South Korea’s freedom. (U.S. Army photo by Choi Ho-Gyu/Released)

Korean War veterans, now in their late seventies to early nineties, returned to the “Land of the Morning Calm” to share their experiences with South Korean college students.
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Photo: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William F. Dean, right, greets Army Gen. Walton H. Walker upon his arrival in Taejon, South Korea, July 7, 1950. (National Archives photo/Released)

Army Maj. Gen. William F. Dean was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery and loyalty to his troops while protecting Taejon, South Korea.
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