Jan/Feb 2010 - Korean War Veterans Association

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Jan/Feb 2010 - Korean War Veterans Association

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January - February 2010

COVER: KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea--1st Lt.

Elizabeth Combs, 8th Fighter Wing, walks down a flight of

stairs wearing an explosive ordnance disposal suit....

Lieutenant Combs, an aerospace physiologist, went out with

EOD to experience daily stressors that EOD goes through.

(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jonathan Steffen)

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CONTENTS

Business

Thanks for Supporting The Graybeards............................................7

From the Secretary... ..............................................................9

Minutes: Annual Membership Meeting, Irving, TX ................10

Membership Report ....................................................................15

KWVA Bylaws Committee Project For 2009 ........................16

Official Membership Application Form ..............................74

Features & Articles

A moving ‘Welcome Home’ for Sgt. Wilson ..............................50

Father Kapaun ......................................................................70

Departments

From The President ................................................................3

The Editor’s Desk ..................................................................6

Mystery Photos......................................................................29

Thanks! ..................................................................................30

Chapter & Department News ..............................................32

Tell America ..........................................................................42

Monuments and Medals........................................................45

Korean Veterans’ Mini-Reunions ..........................................46

Book Review..........................................................................57

Recon Missions ....................................................................60

Welcome Aboard....................................................................61

Feedback/Return Fire ..........................................................62

Reunion Calendar..................................................................66

Last Call ................................................................................67

Members in the News ..........................................................73

News & Notes

Code of Conduct ..........................................................................6

Parades as Recruiting Tools ................................................................8

DD-214s are now on line..............................................................15

Bonus Round................................................................................18

Veterans Administration: News and Notes................................19

When is a war not a war? ............................................................20

A Lion in a Foxhole ..............................................................23

Christmas 2009 ............................................................................25

Punchbowl to Achieve National Shrine Status ....................26

Korean War Veterans Gather to Salute Fallen Commander 48

A nation so grateful ..............................................................54

An Invitation to be Honored ................................................58

Have You Tried The Google Connection?............................59

Tootsie Rolls ..........................................................................59

My First View of Pusan ........................................................66

Battery B, 49th Field Atrillery, 7th Division..........................68

The ‘Yalu Sweeper’ ................................................................72

Havana Radio Relay Site ......................................................73

The First Lady of South Korea Cooks for Troops ..............76

Revisit Korea News ..............................................................79

January – February 2010

The Graybeards

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