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UNCG’s Veterans Day: focus on NC Korean War veterans

Photo of Randolph County Honor GuardMembers of the UNCG community will mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War with a Roll Call of North Carolinians who were killed in action, died while prisoners of war or are missing in action/presumed dead.

The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 at Kaplan Commons in front of the EUC. Col. Ann Fisher, who served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) from 1949 to 1976, will speak around 1 p.m. Crystal Wallace, a student veteran and Business Administration major, will speak as well.

At 2 p.m. there will be a moment of silence.

For details, email lmmcguir@uncg.edu.

Two additional events:

  • Field of Honor, Nov. 7-11, UNCG’s Kaplan Commons – A flag field of 869 flags will honor those North Carolinians killed, missing in action (presumed dead), and died while held prisoner of war in the Korean War. If you would like to volunteer your time visit cap.uncg.edu
  • Welcome Home Ceremony for the 5th Battalion 113th Field Artillery N.C. Army National Guard Unit, Friday, Nov. 8, 4 p.m., Fleming Gym. To attend, RSVP to the N.C. National Guard Office of Public Affairs and Visual Information at 919-664-6000 ext. 46902 or email ng.nc.ncarng.mbx.pao-rsvp@mail.mil.

Visual by David Wilson of ceremony in early year, Randolph Co. Honor Guard.