Freedom Is Not Free - Korean War Veterans Association

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Freedom Is Not Free - Korean War Veterans Association

• On December 7th, we posted the colors on the battleship

USS Alabama in observance of Pearl Harbor Day.

• Finally, on December 25th we held our yearly Christmas

party. One of our new members brought a big pot of shrimp

gumbo.

And, of course we participate in various ceremonies such as

posting the colors, flag raisings, etc., at schools.

Bill Pitt, 1701 Gill Road, Mobile, AL 36605

12 CAPTAIN PAUL S. DILL [DE]

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Chapter Vice Commander Franklin Davidson, Chairman of

the Rose of Sharon Committee, along with Chapter volunteers

Bill Russell, Ed Pickhaver, Dave Gillan, Al Barker, Bill

Hendricks, Frank Howerton, Dave Hitchcock, Dick Trager, Fran

Daney, Bob Zickafose, and Al Irons, collected Rose of Sharon

donations to help local active duty service members’ families

and veterans in need and the local VA hospital.

(L-R) CID 19 members Robert Moore and Thomas Cabaniss receive the

Korean Peace Medal. Dae Yong Moo, President of the Korean Veterans

Assoc., makes the presentation, as Louis Liu, chairman of the RO.C.

Veterans Assoc., narrates

James Conway, 1184 Fourteenth Place, N.E

Atlanta, GA 30309, (404) 875-6170, conatlanta@aol.com

23 SOUTH SUBURBAN [IL]

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Our Chapter honors its members in times of sadness and in

times of happiness as well. For example, in June 2006 we conducted

a graveside memorial service. We participated in a

Veterans Day ceremony on November 11, 2006, and presented

the colors at the wedding reception for one of our members.

Paul Guerrero, 4352 S. Mann Street

Oak Forest, IL 60452

CID 12 Vice Commander Franklin Davidson presents a check for

$1,000.00 to MajGen Francis Vavala, Commander of the Delaware National

Guard, to help in case of unforeseen financial duress to current and retired

members of any National Guard or reserve component located in Delaware

As a result, the Chapter contributed $1,000.00 to the

Delaware National Guard and Reserve Foundation, Inc., to help

the families of National Guard and Reserve members who have

been sent to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Franklin H. Davidson, 1703 Delpenn Road

Wilmington, DE 19810-1613

19 GEN. RAYMOND DAVIS [GA]

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At a recent appreciation dinner given by the Korean community

in Atlanta, two of our chapter members, Robert Moore and

Thomas Cabaniss, were awarded the Korean Peace Medal for

their service during the Korean War.

CID 23 performs a memorial ceremony: Back to camera is Bill Minnick. To

his left are Jay Pritchett and Art Schultz. The Color Guard is in the rear

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The Graybeards

March – April 2007

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