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    Today marks the 67th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice being signed in 1953.

    To any veterans of that conflict reading this, thank you for your service in what is often called "The Forgotten War". No war should be considered forgotten nor should the lives invested in such be forgotten. Aggression and domination of people and nations via force should always be resisted and repelled. Though not large or grand as some might describe "wars"; this one was significant in many ways. The efforts, sacrifices, and lives invested should always be remembered and honored.

    Trump Signs Proclamation Commemorating End of Korean War
    July 25, 2020 | BY David Vergun , DOD News

    Sixty-seven years ago, the guns fell silent along the Korean demilitarized zone after more than three years of brutal fighting to defeat the expansion of communism on the Korean Peninsula, President Donald J. Trump said in a proclamation yesterday.

    National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day marks the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement on July 27,1953, in Panmunjom, a border village inside the Demilitarized Zone that divides North and South Korea.

    "We pause to remember the uncommon courage and sacrifice of ordinary Americans who fought to defend freedom and protect the values we hold dear," Trump said about the historic day.

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. When the conflict began, Americans were still rebuilding their lives in the aftermath of World War II, enjoying the blessings of peace and looking toward a future filled with hope and prosperity, Trump noted.

    "When freedom and democracy were under threat on the Korean Peninsula, however, 2 million Americans left their homes, put on our nation's uniform, and answered their country's call to duty," he said.

    Korean Armistice Agreement - Wikipedia

    Ironically, with no Peace Treaty ever signed, this war remains "on hold", officially un-ended. It could restart at any moment.

    BTW - Sorry for the late timing on the post/thread ~ just now looked at the calendar.

    [DANG! My bad edit on spelling in title. Hopefully a mod. can correct if possible. ]
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