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July 24 - Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

July 24 - Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

Korean War Monument and Korean War Veterans Members of Eagle Chapter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: July 8, 2016

CONTACT: Maralin Roffino

845 -574-4244

mroffino@sunyrockland.edu

July 24 - Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

free and open to the public


Ramapo- A special memorial service on July 24 will honor the twenty-seven residents of Rockland County who gave their lives while serving their country during the Korean War. The Korean War Monument, located within the Gary Onderdonk Rockland Veterans Cemetery at RCC, holds a plaque inscribed with each of their names, and the inscription, “They gave their today for your tomorrow.”

Memorial Service Sunday, July 24, 2016, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm Korean War Monument – Veterans Cemetery – RCC 145 College Road Suffern NY 10901

All are welcome to attend the annual memorial service to honor our Korean War veterans and remember those who gave their lives. The ceremony will be held on Sunday, July 24, from 2-3 pm. Memorial service sponsored by the Eagle Chapter of Korean War Veterans of Rockland County and Rockland Community College. The monument was first erected by the Eagle Chapter in 1993, after the group’s formation in 1992.

For more information, please contact Eagle Chapter President, Dan Zevola, at 845–634-4859.


Rockland Residents Killed in Action - Korean War 1950-1953
Bruno Ablondi William Herring Ira Augenblick Alex Hirschberger Philip T. Baker Charles Horn Robert A. Brown Gregory Keenan Louis Caputo Robert Laydon Sam J. Cervene William H. Lucas Henry Wm. Cook, Jr. John R. Mackey

Samuel W. De Freese William Mc Dade Roland De Groat Edmund McGrath Harold M. Diederich Norman P. North Louis S. Duhaime James Osborne Peter D. Freytag James N. Smith Raymond Flotard Stanley Tyrell William Van Dunk.

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Photo caption: Korean War Monument and Korean War Veterans Members of Eagle Chapter

Photo credit: Collette Fournier/RCC