CHAPTER CHATTER

The Official Newsletter of the
Shenandoah Valley Chapter #313
Korean War Veterans Association
Volume 10, Issue 8
Paul E. Bombardier,  Editor
August, 2017

South Korea President Moon at the National Korea War Memorial.

On Friday, June 30, Korea President Moon Jae-In and U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence visited the Korean War Veterans Memorial to lay individual wreaths for those who perished in this war.  KWVA President Tom Stevens, who represented all the Korean War veterans, laid the 3rd wreath for all those who died in this war.

11 KWVA Chapter 313 members attended this ceremony:  Josh Morimoto, 1st Vice Commander; Lew Ewing, National KWVA Secretary; Narce Caliva, National KWVA Director; David Mills, a Korean War Veteran and POW; Harold Miller, a “Chosin Few” Veteran; Robert Shirley; Herbert Taylor; Anthony Bencivenga; Charles Hoak; Rev. Paul Campbell; and Billy Scott (See Photo below).. 

Chapter 313 members Lew Ewing & Narce Caliva welcoming President Moon and Vice President Pence at the Wreath Laying.

David Mills, Lew Ewing, Gen. Pyo & Joshua Morimoto @ the Wreath Laying Ceremony.

President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook lay a wreath before the memorial for the Jangjin “Chosin” Lake Campaign, a Korean War battle, during their visit to the Quantico memorial in Virginia on June 28, 2017. (Photo-Yonhap News)