Korean War at 70

More than 150 Americans were killed or went missing in the fighting on July 5, 1950, known as the Battle of Osan. But the unit accomplished its mission to help delay the North Korean advance while U.S. reinforcements arrived.

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Remains of six service members killed in Korean War are on their way to US soil

The remains of six service members who fought and died under the United Nations Command during the Korean War left South Korea for Hawaii following a repatriation ceremony Friday at Osan Air Base.

US, South Korea urge North to denuclearize on 70th anniversary of war’s start

Gen. Robert Abrams, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea honored the sacrifices of those who died during the Korean War at a ceremony Thursday at his headquarters on Camp Humphreys.


It may be called the 'Forgotten War,' but the Korean conflict set the stage for decades of tensions

The Korean War is often called the “Forgotten War” in the U.S. because the stalemated conflict was overshadowed between World War II and Vietnam, but its legacy looms large over the divided peninsula. In a special report, Stars and Stripes marks the 70th anniversary of the conflict, which began on June 25, 1950.

US sends remains of 147 South Korean service members home 70 years after start of Korean War

The exchange of remains was the largest ever made between the two nations, which were allied during the Korean War that began June 25, 1950.

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On the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, Tampa Bay veterans urge remembrance

The Korean War doesn’t garner the same attention as World War II, which preceded it, or the Vietnam War, which followed. But it should be remembered as a victory, said 90-year-old Air Force veteran Paul Cunningham.