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Korean War Veterans to Speak at Sept. 17 Marine Corps League Meeting

Korean War veterans will present “Remembering the Korean War” at a meeting of the Simpson-Hoggatt Detachment of the Marine Corps League, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Disabled Veterans of America location, 8787 Old Santa Fe Rd. in Kansas City, Mo.

The presentation will include discussion of the buildup to the war, Marine action in the Battle of Pusan Perimeter, the Inchon landing and liberation of Seoul, 1st Division attack to the north, and Marine air support of Marines on the ground.

The event is free and the public is invited. For more information call Commandant Ken Spencer at 913-362-8383.
About the Marine Corps League: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the federal charter in 1937. Membership numbers more than 60,000 nationally, and is open to current and honorably discharged Marines and to Navy medical corpsmen. http://www.mcleague.org. The Simpson-Hoggatt Detachment was formed in 1925 in Kansas City, Mo.

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