By Frank A. Pearsall
Transylvania County Veterans Service Officer 

Local Korean War Veterans May Receive Ambassador Peace Medal


If a veteran served in Korea during the Korean conflict, he or she may be eligible for the Korean Ambassador Peace Medal. This medal is an expression of appreciation from the Korean government to U.S. service men and women who physically served in Korea (or adjacent waters) from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953.

To establish eligibility, the veteran will need to provide name, address, and a copy of the discharge document, the DD-214 (it would have to show, at a minimum, the Korean Service Medal). Send to:

Ms. Patricia West

Korean Consulate

229 Peachtree St.

NE Ste 2100

Atlanta, GA 30303-162...

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