Ga. Korean War veterans remembered at State Capitol
Published 11:00 am Saturday, August 29, 2015
Event marks 62nd anniversary of armistice
ATLANTA — On July 27, the America-Korea Friendship Society hosted a commemorative observance at the Rotunda in the Georgia State Capitol Building Atlanta.
July 27 marked the 62nd anniversary of the armistice of the Korean War.
The ceremony was to remember the 740 Georgians killed in the Korean War, and to honor all Korean War veterans who reside in Georgia.
Wreaths were laid by fellow Korean War veterans, Korean government officials, Korean-American Association of Greater Atlanta members, and the Atlanta Rotary Club.
The Hope Johns Creek Korean American Youth Orchestra provided musical interludes.