The Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Dedication Ceremony

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

The Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance is a long-planned addition to the existing Korean War Veterans Memorial and displays the names of the U.S. military and Korean Augmentation to the United States Army (KATUSA) personnel who gave their lives defending South Korea’s people from aggression and ensuring their freedom.

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Freedom is indeed not free.

The Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation is excited to announce several new features for visitors to the Memorial and the KWVMF website.

  • Memorial Mobile Walking Tour App – An interactive mobile app featuring walking and audio tours of the five sections of the Memorial. Available in both English and Korean. Walking Tour ›
  • Virtual 3D Tour of the Memorial – Tour the Memorial from the comfort of your home. Get a close up 3D tour of the Memorial and the newest addition to the Memorial, the Wall of Remembrance. Virtual 3D Tour ›
  • The Wall of Remembrance Name Search – The WoR Name Search features the names and panel numbers of more than 36,000 Americans who died supporting the War and over 7,100 Koreans who died while augmenting the Army. Their names are organized by rank and respective branch of service, demonstrating how the War’s burden fell unevenly across the military. Wall Name Search ›

Remember, Honor, Build and Preserve

Honor Roll

The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll pays tribute to every Veteran who served in the Korean War, including those who made it home. While their names are not on the Memorial’s Wall of Remembrance, they are never forgotten.

Ceremonies

Each year, the KWVMF hosts ceremonies at the Korean War Veterans Memorial to help carry out its mission to honor those who have served and sacrificed for our country during the Korean War.

The Wall of Remembrance

The Wall of Remembrance is a new, permanent addition to the Memorial, including the names of more than 36,000 American servicemen and over 7,100 members of the Korean Augmentation to the United States Army. They gave their lives defending the people of South Korea.

The Memorial

The Memorial commemorates the sacrifices of the 5.8 million Americans who served in the U.S. armed services during the three years of the Korean War. The War was one of the hardest fought in our history.

Upcoming Events

11
November

Veterans Day Ceremony & Wreath Presentation

10:00 am — 11:00 am
@ Korean War Veterans Memorial
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29
May

Memorial Day Ceremony & Wreath Presentation

4:00 pm — 5:00 pm
@ Korean War Veterans Memorial
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25
June

The Start of the Korean War Remembrance Ceremony

10:00 am — 11:00 am
@ Korean War Veterans Memorial
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27
July

70th Anniversary of the end of the Korean War Ceremony

10:00 am — 11:00 am
@ Korean War Veterans Memorial
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Memorial Restoration & Wall of Remembrance Build Progress

The names of those who lost their lives during the Korean War — the so-called…

Our Whiting Turner contractors were on site this week to view and test the recently…

PoR PLAZA: A major project milestone was accomplished in the month of April with the…

PoR PLAZA: Sand set paver reinstallation continued for segments 1 & 3 in March. WoR…

Wall of Remembrance – First Panel Unveiling On March 8, 2022 General John Tilelli, Chairman…

PoR PLAZA: Sand set paver reinstallation in segments 3 & 2 are ongoing and will…

PoR PLAZA: Sand set paver reinstallation in segments 3 & 2 are ongoing and will…

PoR PLAZA: Sand set paver reinstallation in segments 3 & 2 are ongoing and will…

November 2021 Onsite Progress PoR PLAZA: Mortar set paver grouting (7’ radius from edge of…

October 2021 Onsite Progress PoR PLAZA: WoR concrete slab: rebar and vapor barrier completed in…

PoR PLAZA: Segment 3 horizontal slab pour was completed on 9/7. WoR concrete slab base…

PoR PLAZA: The leaf collector piping coming out of the pool was completed on 7/19….

PoR PLAZA: The sub-drainage piping and aggregate base installation which began on 5/24 was completed…

PoR PLAZA: Soil removal beneath the demolished slab and cutting and capping of existing utilities,…

CONSTRUCTION BARRICADE: Construction barricades and fencing installation completed this month. Mesh fence with scrim barricade…

CONSTRUCTION BARRICADE: Wooden barricade will be completed by end of week 4/5. Mesh fence with…

The Wall of Remembrance construction and Memorial renovation in three minutes. This video salutes all those whose dedication, sweat and toil went into building the Wall of Remembrance.

Media Room

New exhibit opens to honor Americans that served in the Korean War

For nearly 30 years on the National Mall, 19 steel soldiers dressed for battle have stood in tribute to Americans who served in the Korean War. The Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation is now opening a new exhibit called the Wall of Remembrance, etching the names of those who fought and died in granite. NBC News’ Rehema Ellis speaks with the veterans who fought to have those lost in the “Forgotten War” still be remembered.

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Wall of Remembrance Dedication Media Release

On July 27, 2022 the Korean Veterans War Memorial Foundation will dedicate the Wall of Remembrance. Long known as the forgotten war, the unveiling of the Wall of Remembrance will ensure the over 36,000 American servicemen and 7,100 members of the Korean Augmentation to the United States Army (KATUSA) who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of democracy will never be forgotten.

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A Tribute to Col. William E. Weber, U.S. Army

On behalf of the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation (KWVMF), it is with deep regret and sadness we announce the passing of Col. William E. Weber, U.S. Army retired. Colonel Weber was a highly decorated Korean War veteran noted for his dedicated efforts to help the American people remember the Korean War. Colonel Weber passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022, at his Maryland residence. He was 97.

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Wall of Remembrance Groundbreaking Ceremony

On Friday, May 21, 2021, the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation (KWVMF) hosted the Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Groundbreaking Ceremony & Broadcast.

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