Sep/Oct 2005 - Korean War Veterans Association

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Sep/Oct 2005 - Korean War Veterans Association

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September/October 2005

COVER: The cover is the official poster for the

national POW/MIA Recognition day, This commemoraton

is set aside to honor the commitment and the sacrifices

made by this nation’s Prisoners of War and

those who are still Missing in Action, as well as their

families.

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CONTENTS

Business

Executive Council Business: Minutes 6

A Dues and Who Gets What Primer 7

Thanks for Supporting “The Graybeards” 9

KWVA 2006 Budget 13

Features

The Medal of Honor: SSgt William G. Windrich 18

Unit on Parade: The 430th Engineers 20

Old Letters Stir Up Memories 26

On the Home Front 50

The Mail Must Go Through 57

A POW in Korea: Part III 64

Topo Maps 70

Images of Korea 76

Departments

From The President 3

POW/MIA Update 10

Last Call 11

The Editor’s Desk 12

Key Bills in Congress 14

Report from Belgium 19

Monuments and Medals 25

Korean War Veterans’ Mini-Reunions 32

Chapter News 36

Tell America 52

Feedback/Return Fire 58

Canadian Corner 62

Recon Missions 68

Reunion Calendar 69

News & Notes

Remembering Raymond Davis 5

Korean War Veterans National Museum and Library 8

JPAC Commemorates POW/MIA Recognition Day 11

Thank you, all 19

A Pleasant Experience 22

56th Amphibious Tank & Tractor Battalion 23

Gents At The Gathering 24

Korean War Veterans Armistice Day 28

Propaganda Corner 30

Humor By Farley 31

KWVA POW /MIA Coordinator Marty O’Brien

Awarded UN Norwegian Peacekeeping Medal 48

Korean War Hero Receives Medal of Honor Belatedly 49

An Honorable Discharge – 52 Years Later 51

Anything But Jolly On Christmas Hill 54

Sam Meets Audie–and a Few Other People and Creatures 55

Forgotten No More 71

Brothers in Death 72

2006 Revisit Korea Tour Program 75

Building on a Foundation of Freedom 78

September - October 2005

The Graybeards

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