Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal

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Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal

by: Tejanos In Action | .
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published: August 26, 2014

The Embassy of the Republic of South Korea is seeking Korean War Veterans to honor with the Ambassador for Peace Medal. Korean War Veterans (1950-1953), may be eligible for the Korean Ambassador Peace Medal. The medal is an expression of appreciation from the Korean government to US service men and women who served in the Korean conflict.

To be eligible, the veterans must have served during the Korean War from June 25, 1950 to July 27,
1953.

If a veteran was a Navy service member and had served aboard a naval vessel, then he or she is eligible if the naval vessel was assigned into Korean waters during the 1950 to 1953 time frame. You can find this information in the Veteran's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD 214.

Please note that both men and women are eligible for this medal. The military had support positions such as nurses, clerical and administrative, and other positions that were predominantly held by women service members.

Criteria:

1. The Korean American Peace Medal may be awarded posthumously. The next of kin, such as the spouse or descendants, may receive the Korean Ambassador Peace Medal on behalf of a deceased Veteran.

2. To establish eligibility, you need a copy of the Veteran's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD 214. The DD 214 need not be certified or notarized, but it should be legible.

3. Lastly, there are no costs or fees to the family or to the veteran. There are no legal agreements that need to be met. nor any documents to be signed. This is an appreciation in the form of the Korean Ambassador Peace Medal from the Republic of South Korea for the sacrifices, service and friendship of our veterans.

For more Information contact:
Frank Adame at (512) 426-3743 frank_majOdfotmail.com
Or
Consulate General Republic of Korea
Foreign Affairs (Jin) at (713) 961-0799 fritfin@gmail.com

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