Start of Korean War, 65 Years Ago, Marked at Philadelphia MemorialIn front of Philadelphia's Korean war memorial, at Front and Dock Streets in Society Hill, veterans of the United States and Korean armed forces reflected on their service.
At Korean Memorial, Remembering the 'Forgotten' War and One Long-Missing SoldierUS Army corporal Robert Higgins went missing in action in February 1951. His remains were identified more than six decades later, thanks to DNA techniques.
Positively Philadelphia: Paying Tribute To Veterans On Memorial DayOn this Memorial Day, we pay tribute to our many area veterans.
Jay Lloyd's Getaway: Memories of Military ServiceMany US military veterans make pilgrimages to the places where they once served. Some are surprised to see how much things have changed.
After More Than 60 Years, Local Veteran Receives Purple HeartSixty years after returning from war, a Northeast Philadelphia man gets the medal he deserves.
War Veterans Visit a South Jersey School With Memories and MementosWith the arrival of Veterans Day next Monday, students at Triton Regional High School in Runnemede continued their annual tradition of honoring those who served.
Ceremony At Korean War Memorial Honors Local Vets Who Died In CombatVeterans gathered Monday at the Korean War Memorial on Penn's Landing to honor the over 600 servicemen from Philadelphia and the surrounding Pennsylvania counties who died in the Korean War.
Korean War Vet Discusses Importance Of Veterans DayPaul Kowalewski, who served in the Korean War, spoke with KYW Newsradio about why it's important to honor the nation's veterans.
Multiple Veteran’s Day Ceremonies To Take Place In PhiladelphiaThere is a number of Veteran’s Day ceremonies planned Monday in the region including here in Philadelphia. Three of them are in the Society Hill neighborhood.
Missing Korean War Vet's Remains Returned To His Family A military salute for Army Private George Porter, formerly of Philadelphia, is something his now 65-year-old nephew Robert Hawkins says his family has always hoped for over the last 60 years.
US Army Vet In Philadelphia Gets Help With Home Repair NeedsIt was part of a national program called "House of Heroes."