Missouri Veterans Commission News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 08, 2013
On November 11, 2013 at 9:00 am the Pulaski County Korean Association (PCKA) will dedicate and present to the Missouri Veterans Cemetery – Fort Leonard Wood a monument dedicated to the memory of the 358 soldiers from 62 counties surrounding Pulaski County killed during the Korean War.
Mrs. Kyong Rainbolt, President of the PCKA will unveil the monument with the assistance of Consul Jin-Hyun Lee from the Consulate of the Republic of Korea in Chicago, IL. At the conclusion of the unveiling and acceptance of the monument by Stan Baughn, Director of the Missouri Veterans Cemetery Program, Mr. Lee will present to each Korean War Veteran in attendance a 60th anniversary commemorative coin in recognition of their service and sacrifice for the people of South Korea.
WHAT: Dedication of Korean War Monument
WHO: Consul Jin-Hyun Lee, Consulate of the Republic of Korea Stan Baughn, Missouri Veterans Commission Cemeteries Director Kyong Rainbolt, President of the Pulaski County Korean Association
WHERE: Missouri Veterans Cemetery – Fort Leonard Wood 25350 Highway H Waynesville, MO 65583
WHEN: November 11, 2013 9:00 a.m.
For more information contact Charles Baxter 573-774-3496 Charles.Baxter@mvc.dps.mo.gov
For more information, call 573-522-1421 or e-mail Daniel.Bell@mvc.dps.mo.gov