Honor, Educate, and Inspire
The Korean War Veterans Memorial is a national memorial in Washington, DC, that honors Korean War Veterans who fought against North Korea’s invasion of South Korea in 1950. As a living center, the Memorial honors Korean War Veterans by educating about their sacrifices and contributions in defending South Korea and inspiring current and future generations to continue defending freedom.
The mission of the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation is to honor Korean War Veterans and their Families by ensuring the maintenance of the Korean War Veterans Memorial in partnership with the National Park Service.
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 ›
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.Read More
Freedom is indeed not free.
Memorial Restoration & Wall of Remembrance Build Progress
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.
Welcoming Ambassador Mark Lippert to Board of Directors of Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation
“Having Ambassador Lippert join our Board is a significant milestone for the Foundation,” said KWVMF Chairman, General John H. Tilelli, Jr., U.S. Army (Ret.).Read
KWVMF Announces New Mission Statement
The mission of the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation is to honor Korean War Veterans and their Families by ensuring the maintenance of the Korean War Veterans Memorial in partnership with the National Park Service.Read
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.Watch
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.Release