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After 71 years, soldier killed in Korean War buried with Tucson family on Veterans Day

The ashes of Korean War casualty Army Pfc. Glenn Collins, killed in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, were returned to his family in Tucson in a Veterans Day ceremonial burial, 71 years after he was reported missing in the Korean War.... Read more»

Tucson to honor local Korean War casualty with ceremonial Veterans Day burial

Tucson native and casualty of the Korean War Glenn Collins will be buried in the South Lawn Cemetery in a Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday. Collins had gone accounted for in 1950 after the Battle at Chosin Reservoir, a disastrous battle for U.S. forces in the post-WWII Pacific conflict. ... Read more»

A moment of silence on Veterans Day

TucsonSentinel.com will observe two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 in recognition of the sacrifices of those who have served the United States and our allies, their families, and those who paid the ultimate price in war.... Read more»

Prescott veteran in D.C. with others to remember ‘Forgotten War’

Bill Cheek was 20 when he shipped out to Korea in 1950, with no clue that he would soon spend nights camped out in subfreezing temperatures or see one of his friend killed in the Korean War. But Cheek, now 83, did know that he was going to live through the conflict – simply because he was determined to. "It was my job to do."... Read more»


Happy anniversary, North Korea!

Has Kim Jong-il become the (North Korean) tail that wags the (Chinese) dog? China seems afraid to take any action against crazy old Kim.... Read more»