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Korean War veterans invited to 'The Forgotten War' ceremony

Published July 11. 2013 2:00PM   Updated July 11. 2013 2:51PM

East Lyme — Korean War veterans are invited to attend “The Forgotten War,” a ceremony sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War cease-fire. The event will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 26, at Camp Niantic, 38 Smith St., in Niantic. It includes a ceremony to honor the 316 Connecticut men killed in action during the Korean War and a picnic to thank the surviving Connecticut veterans who served during the conflict. Korean War veterans are invited to attend with one guest free of charge. The cost for others who wish to attend and show their support is $10. Anyone planning to attend must RSVP by July 19. Checks should be made payable to Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs and mailed to CT Department of Veterans’ Affairs, c/o Tammy Marzik, Department of Veterans’ Affairs, 287 West St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067. RSVP by contacting Marzik at 860-616-3603 or Tammy.Marzik@ct.gov.

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