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Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

Korean War Memorial Plaque Photo by:C.Fournier/RCC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: July 16, 2016

CONTACT: Maralin Roffino

845- 574- 4244

mroffino@sunyrockland.edu

 

Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

Ramapo- Twenty-seven residents of Rockland County gave their lives while serving their country between June 1950 and July 1953, during the Korean War. A special granite memorial, the Korean War Monument, holds a plaque inscribed with each of their names, and is inscribed, “They gave their today for your tomorrow.”

 

Memorial Service
Thursday, July 23, 2015, 4:30 pm
Korean War Monument – Veterans Cemetery – RCC
145 College Road
Suffern NY 10901

The monument, located within the Gary Onderdonk Rockland Veterans Cemetery at RCC, is the site of an annual memorial service to honor veterans and remember those who gave their lives. The ceremony will be held on Thursday, July 23, at 4:30 pm, as joint effort between the Eagle Chapter of Korean War Veterans of Rockland County and Rockland Community College. The monument was 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.

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