Tribute September 15 to Korean War Veterans
The West Virginia National Guard (WVNG) and the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance (WVDVA) have announced “A West Virginia Tribute to Korean War Veterans” at the state Capitol Complex on Saturday, September 15.
The event will include military vehicles, weapons and other displays as well as live entertainment reminiscent of the 1950s era. There will also be certificates of appreciation for Korean War Veterans and a brief ceremony including guest speakers and a proclamation presentation.
Activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Culture Center, Charleston with the ceremony to be held at 11 a.m. outside in front of the West Virginia Veterans Memorial.
Any Korean War veteran, or anyone knowing of one, who would like to receive a certificate on the day of the event should contact 1LT P.J. Coffey at 304-541-9603.
Those who have not submitted their name in advance can sign up at the event to receive their certificate in the mail. This event is open to the public and the media.