July 27, 2018

Senator Hassan Honors Korean War Veterans in Boscawen on Anniversary of Korean War Armistice

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Senator Hassan meets with veterans at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery.

BOSCAWEN - Senator Maggie Hassan joined veterans and their families today in marking the 65th anniversary of the armistice of the Korean War at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery. The Senator expressed her profound gratitude for all of the Korean War veterans for their courageous sacrifice to defend American values overseas and spoke about the need to dispel the notion of the “Forgotten War.”

“We come together to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, who gave their lives so that we could live ours in peace, and I was grateful to hear the news that the possible remains of 55 brave Americans are on their way home,” Senator Hassan said. “We also remember those who are still missing in action and we acknowledge the service of all of our men and women in uniform who continue to serve in Korea.”

The Senator added, “Please know that today’s ceremony is just one example of the respect and admiration that we all have for you every day. Your bravery and sacrifice inspire us all, serving as a beacon of the strength and resilience that define the Granite State. And I join all Granite Staters in expressing our profound gratitude for your selfless service and for putting your lives on the line so the rest of us can live in peace.”

Senator Hassan also congratulated the recipients of the Ambassador for Peace Medal, given to Korean War veterans on behalf of the Republic of Korea as a token of appreciation for their service.

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