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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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One family’s journey to find a flag missing for more than 60 years.
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Photo: Reggie Salisbury, an 87-year-old Army veteran and member of the American Ex-Prisoners of War – Lowcountry Chapter, reflects on his military experience at his home in Ridgeville, S.C., Sept. 14, 2012. Salisbury was a scout for a Native American Comanche code talker named Charlie Wall and is a veteran of the Invasion of Normandy and Ex-POW. (U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tom Brading/Released)

Reggie Salisbury, an 87-year old Army vet and ex-POW, talks about his experience during the D-Day invasion.
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Photo: Chaplain Emil Kapaun conducts a field Mass on the hood of his jeep in Korea, Aug. 11, 1950. It was common practice for Kapaun to travel to the front lines to conduct religious services and offer care and comfort to Soldiers. U.S. Army photo

Army Chaplain Capt. Emil Kapaun’s dedication to soldiers during battle and imprisonment have earned him the Medal of Honor.
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