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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]

    Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]
    Maryland native Joseph Gantt joined the Army at 18, serving with distinction as a Sergeant First Class in the South Pacific during World War II, even though the military segregated him because of the color of his skin. Gantt had redeployed to the front lines of Korea in December 1950 as a field medic with the 2nd Infantry Division when his unit was overrun by enemy forces. Gantt was thrown into a prison camp and reportedly died there in March 1951. But his wife, Clara Gantt, refused to lose faith. She never remarried, hoping that he would come home someday.
  • American Legion Post in Arbutus to hold town hall meeting on veterans' medical treatment

    American Legion Post in Arbutus to hold town hall meeting on veterans' medical treatment
    On Monday, July 28, the American Legion, the nation's largest wartime veterans service organization, will hold a town hall meeting at the American Legion Dewey Lowman Post 109 in Arbutus for veterans to discuss the quality of care they are receiving at...

    229th Army Band plays last concert in the park Friday

    This is it, dear readers, The last Havre de Grace Arts Commission summer concert tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. in Tydings Park. The 229th Army Band will perform the last concert of the season free and open to the public. Since July is National Picnic...

    A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies

    A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies
    There were no somber crowds, no guest tents, no military musicians or American Gold Star mothers, not even flags on the flagpoles, as Alan Walden toured the Circle of the Immortals at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on a chilly, misty morning, two weeks...

    Harford veterans connect, honor men and women who served

    Harford veterans connect, honor men and women who served
    Harford County held a veterans' muster in Bel Air Saturday, an event designed to get Harford and Cecil County veterans connected with the appropriate services, as well as to honor veterans of the Vietnam War era and women who served during World War II,...