Korean War Veteran Receives Quilt Of Valor
Last updated 8/3/2020 at 3:40pm
Monday, July 27, marked the 67th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice agreement, which ended hostilities, though the war has never officially ended.
That day also marked a long-awaited moment for Korean War veteran Charles Holden, a Transylvania County native.
Holden was presented with a Quilt of Valor in a ceremony at the Courthouse Gazebo. Holden was honored by the presence of Michele Bretz, commander/secretary, KWVA, Chapter 314; BG Frank Balzey, who opened the ceremony; Mayor Jimmy Harris, who read and presented a city proclamation for Holden; and Col. Larry Chapman, USMC-retired,...