Korean War (1950-1953)

The Unseen Enemy PTSD Continues To Take Its Toll

The Unseen Enemy PTSD Continues To Take Its Toll

PTSD is really a reaction to being exposed to death, and anyone who’s been exposed to death in even a single incident, like a car accident ~ you don’t want to go back and think about that all the time. But you can’t not think about it.

The Greatest Little Coffee Shop You’ll Find

The Greatest Little Coffee Shop You’ll Find

Mooresville, North Carolina…Richard’s Coffee Shop, “The most patriotic coffee shop in America”. Just around the corner from my house there’s a great place to stop in for a cup of Joe. It is a hangout of sorts for Veterans which I have written about this past year, and has become so popular it needed to pick-up roots and relocate up the street to larger quarters.

All Men Are Created Equal – Except Homeless Veterans

All Men Are Created Equal – Except Homeless Veterans

Since our nations founding, America’s Veterans have fought for our liberties contained within our Constitution and Bill of Rights.

News of Korean War Suffering Was Distorted And Suppressed

The Korean War, a.k.a. the “Unknown War,” was, in fact, headline news at the time it was being fought(1950-53). Given the Cold War hatreds of the combatants, though, a great deal of the reportage was propaganda, and much of what should have been told was never told. News of the worst atrocities perpetrated against civilians was routinely suppressed and the full story of the horrific suffering of the Korean people—who lost 3-million souls of a total population of 23-million— has yet to be told in full.

War Is Racism by Other Means

What makes the most fantastic and undocumented war-launching and war-prolonging lies credible are differences and prejudices, against others and in favor of our own. Without religious bigotry, racism, and patriotic jingoism, wars would be harder to sell.

Objectives of Pakistan’s adversaries remain unaccomplished

By Asif Haroon Raja The US is the strongest military and economic power of the world but its behavior is amateurish and childish and doesn’t correspond to its stature, strength and capability. After 2nd World War, it never clashed directly with an adversary matching its capabilities but always attacked very weak foes. Like a typical […]

Korean War Hero to be Recognized Six Decades Later

A Northglenn, CO man will soon be presented all the awards he deserves for actions that took place September 21, 1951. Sergeant Leo Slade, 80, a father, twice widowed, and now recognized US Army war hero feels he has lived a good life and now has reason to celebrate with his current crowd of buddies, this time with honor.

NKorea, SKorea exchange fire near disputed border – A.P.

The Associated Press is reporting this morning that today the North and South Korean Navies exchanged gunfire in waters marking the western boundaries of their disputed territories. The piece is entitled NKorea, SKorea exchange fire near disputed border . Officially, the Korean War ended in a truce, not a peace agreement so techinically we are […]

KOREAN WAR VET REMINDS US

ORIGINALLY POSTED IN OUR DISCUSSION SECTION A READER TELLS OF HIS EXPERIENCE IN KOREA 1950 By Bobby "Y" for Veterans Today Duffster: You invited me to write about my experiences in the Korean War which I am not going to do to any extent. War is hell in all wars. I am going to write […]

60 Years, A Tractor and a Korean War Veteran from Maine

A Moving Testimony to a Community’s Love for one of their Fallen Sons Maine Misses A Veteran by Ken Buckley, Bangor Maine I will forever be astounded at seeing this tractor where Edgar left it almost 60 years ago.  For the few remaining islanders who knew Edgar, there are hundreds more from the mainland who have […]

President Obama Signs Korean War Veterans Recognition Act

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, on the 56th anniversary of National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, President Barack Obama signed H.R. 2632, the Korean War Veterans Recognition Act.  The bill, sponsored by Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), adds National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day to the list of days on which the display of the flag of the […]

NATIONAL KOREAN WAR VETERANS ARMISTICE DAY, 2009

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAA PROCLAMATION Fifty-six years after the signing of the Military Armistice Agreement at Panmunjom, Americans remain grateful for the courage and sacrifice of our Korean War veterans. More than 600,000 United States and allied combatants lost their lives in Korea during the 3 years of bitter warfare […]

Veterans remember the ‘forgotten war’

By MICHAEL BURY Tribune Chronicle correspondent AUSTINTOWN – Area veterans gathered at the Korean War Memorial in Austintown to remember those who died in the "forgotten war." Fifty members of the Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 137 laid 120 roses to honor the 120 men from Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties who died during the […]

Korean War veterans honored in Vegas

 News 3 hd- For the third time in our city, Korean War Veterans from across the country were honored in Las Vegas Sunday night. And News 3’s Tiffany DeLeon reports that while some may call it the "forgotten war", these veterans are determined never to forget. While more than 900 people from all over the […]

US 'fully prepared' for any NKorea launch: Obama

The United States is "fully prepared for any contingencies" regarding a potential missile launch toward US territory by North Korea, President Barack Obama said in an interview to be aired Monday. "This administration — and our military — is fully prepared for any contingencies," Obama told CBS when asked about the possibility that North Korea […]

Korean War-era soldier finally buried in Arlington Cemetery

"We now have our brother home." By Les Blumenthal | McClatchy Newspapers ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY — Under blue skies and with military honors, Cpl. Robert Schoening was buried at Arlington National Cemetery nearly 60 years after his front-line unit was overrun by Chinese troops in Korea and he was declared missing in action and presumed […]

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