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VA seeks info on Korean War vets

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Lancaster County                   Veterans Affairs Office
Calling all Korean War veterans: a local effort is underway to find any and all surviving veterans for special recognition in this, the 60th anniversary of the end of the three-year war in 1953.
The Lancaster County Veterans Affairs Office is trying to collect and identify names and addresses of all Korean War veterans here to be recognized July 15 during a patriotic service at the Columbia Convention Center.
The U.S. Department of Defense will provide special certificates of appreciation to present to veterans that day.
Veterans who want to attend and receive a certificate should bring a copy of their DD-214 (discharge papers) and the name, address and telephone number to the veterans affairs office by 5 p.m. Friday, June 21.
The Lancaster County Veterans’ Affairs Office is in Room 149 of the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St. Details are available  at (803) 283-2469 or rhelms@lancastercountysc.net.