70th Commemoration Ceremony of the Korean Armistice Agreement
at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
On July 27, 2023, the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement which was intended to bring a complete cessation of hostilities of the Korean War.
This milestone 70th Commemorative Ceremony will honor all Korean War Veterans and their families from the 22 UNC Member States who participated in the Korean War – and 18 of them are still represented in South Korea.
This historic event will take place at the Korean War Veterans Memorial located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 5:00 P.M.
The ceremony offers an opportunity to express gratitude for those who served in the Korean War to defend democracy and the people of South Korea.
What: 70th Commemoration Ceremony of the Korean Armistice Agreement
When: Thursday, July 27, 2023, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Official Ceremony | 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM Media arrival and set.
Where: Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall, Washington, DC
10 Daniel French Drive SW, Washington, D.C.
The ceremony will be located in the field next to the Korean War Veterans Memorial.
Why: Commemorate the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement, which was meant to ensure a complete cessation of hostilities of the Korean War. We want to thank all Veterans of the Korean War and their families.
- General John Tilelli, U.S. Army Ret., Chairman of Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation
- Ambassador Cho Hyundong, ROK Ambassador to USA
- Senator Jon Ossoff, State of Georgia
- Minister Eom Dong-hwan, ROK Minister of Defense Acquisition Program Administration
- Mr. Jeffrey Reinbold, Superintendent of National Mall and Memorial Parks
Honorary In-Person Guests: Approximately 110 Korean War Veterans and Gold Star Families.
To learn more about the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation’s mission or livestream the ceremony, visit the KWVMF web site at http://www.koreanwarvetsmemorial.org/, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kwvmfusa/ or watch our livestream on our YouTube Channel.
All media covering the 70th Commemorative Ceremony on site are required to register here.
Questions? Please email Amy Fisher at email@example.com.
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