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Salem-News.com (Dec-27-2013 13:49)

New Film to Tell About America`s Missing in Action - Over 83,000 Still Unaccounted For...

Tomorrow one of them is being laid to rest at 1:00 p.m. in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Southern California, 63 years after his death. The public and all Veterans, especially from the Korean Ware, are encouraged to attend.

(AUBURN, CA) - A Solemn Promise, America¹s Missing in Action Sergeant First Class Joseph Gantt was born in Maryland in 1924 and joined the Army in 1942. He served with distinction in the South Pacific during WWII and then fought in Korea where he went missing in action.

A new film, ³A Solemn Promise, America¹s Missing in Action², (in pre-production) will chronicle stories just like just like SFC Gantt¹s.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-27-2013 12:00)

Remains of Soldier Returned to Wife Who Never Remarried, After 63 Years

Services for SFC Gantt: Korean War POW returns to US, Inglewood, Saturday, 28th of December

(LOS ANGELES) - SFC Gantt was born in Maryland in 1924 and joined the Army in 1942. He served with distinction in the South Pacific during WWII. Army Sergeant First Class Joseph Gantt, whose remains were returned to his wife and family 63 years after the former POW was captured during the Korean War, will be laid to rest with full military honors on Saturday, December 28, 2013.

SFC Gantt was born in Maryland in 1924 and joined the Army in 1942. He served with distinction in the South Pacific during WWII. He met his wife, formerly Clara Edwards, on a train from Texas to Los Angeles in 1946 and married in June 1948.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-12-2013 18:05)

Stars & Stripes: JPAC Admits to Phony Ceremonies Honoring `Returning` Remains

The ceremonies at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii are held up as a sign of the nation’s commitment to its fallen warriors.

(WASHINGTON DC) - An honor detail comprised of joint military members prepares to escort the remains of fallen servicemembers who died during World War II and the Vietnam War The Department of Defense unit charged with recovering servicemembers’ remains abroad has been holding phony “arrival ceremonies” for seven years, with an honor guard carrying flag-draped coffins off of a cargo plane as though they held the remains returning that day from old battlefields.

The Pentagon acknowledged Wednesday that no honored dead were in fact arriving, and that the planes used in the ceremonies often couldn’t even fly, and were towed into position.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-27-2013 23:15)

Statement by the Press Secretary on North Korea

Kenneth Bae is a 45-year old tour operator and Christian missionary, arrested last November.

(Washington, D.C.) - Kenneth Bae The State Department announced that the President’s Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, Ambassador Robert King, will add a stop in North Korea to his current travels in the region.

He says they remain deeply concerned about Kenneth Bae, the American citizen currently detained in North Korea.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2013 15:23)

Sergeant Reckless Statue to be Dedicated at the Museum of the Marine Corps

The monument honoring Reckless' actions, sculpted by Jocelyn Russell, captures her in an uphill stance, carrying a load of ammunition.

(WASHINGTON DC) - Sgt Reckless A statue of a Mongolian Mare, Sgt. Reckless, will be dedicated at a special ceremony at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle, Virginia on Friday, July 26 at 1 p.m.

Sgt. Reckless was recognized as a national hero in 1954 for her service in the Korean War and went on to be awarded two Purple Hearts. She was a Marine, but a unique one at that. She was a Mongolian mare that earned the rank of staff sergeant...

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Salem-News.com (Jul-10-2013 13:10)

Global Civil Peace Declaration - End the Korean War and Sign a Peace Treaty!

End the Korean War! Shift from the armistice system to a peace system!

(YORK, UK) - Korea unification I William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com. As a member of the global society, I endorse the Global Civil Peace Declaration as below.

2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement. Hostilities were ended in 1953, leaving numerous deaths and inestimable property damage.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-06-2013 14:06)

Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 Crashes at San Francisco Airport

The plane, reportedly a Boeing 777, was coming from South Korea, according to flight tracking information.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Plane crash at SF airport A plane crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport Saturday morning after its tail came off while it was touching down on the runway.

According to a witness, around 11:20 a.m. the plane was just about to land -- its landing gear had come down -- when the tail of the plane came off. After wobbling for a minute, the aircraft flipped upside down, coming to a stop on runway on it's back.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-24-2013 21:35)

Warm Reflections On The Cold War

I strove with none, for none was worth the strife...
-Walter Savage Landor

(DAYTONA BEACH, FL) - Cold War map In the aftermath of World War II, there followed a strange period known as “the cold war.”

It may have been called "cold" because most threats and counter threats took place in the Canadian Arctic... a logical place to duel with nuclear ICBMs.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-13-2013 19:50)

Unsung American Heroes Series... Allan Greenberg or... A Farewell To Yonkers

I dunno, but I been told... North Korea's mighty cold...
- ancient G.I. refrain

(DAYTONA BEACH, FL) - Bill Annett Salem-News.com The platoon sgt announced that it would be a 40-mile route march. With full field pack, bedroll, steel pot and rifle.

It wasn't combat, just yet, although the company – except for me – within six weeks would be in the midst of a bitter Korean winter.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-11-2013 14:24)

Korean War Vets asked to Share Stories of `Forgotten War`

"It is imperative that the Veterans from all services who served in the Korean War are recognized and remembered for their service and sacrifice," -Colonel David J. Clark

(WASHINGTON DC) - Soldiers and Marines fought bitterly on the Chosin Peninsula in North Korea The Department of Defense Korean War 60th Anniversary Committee has opened an online forum for Korean War Veterans and those affected by the war to submit their stories.

The opportunity to document these experiences is fleeting. That is why the DoD is coordinating projects, events and opportunities...

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