Korean War commemoration eventsBy Times Staff Writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published July 20, 2003
Hernando: VFW 4252 - 10 a.m., ceremony includes lowering flag to half-mast, music, firing of weapons by post Honor Guard and prayer by post chaplain, post home, State Road 200. Call Robert Prive, (352) 726-3339.July 25
Floral City: VFW Post 7122 - 11 a.m., commemorative ceremony honoring Korean War veterans and their families, post home, 8206 S Florida Ave. Call (352) 637-0100.July 26
Inverness: Korean War Veterans Association Post 192 - 9 a.m., memorial dedication to honor Korean War veterans, KIAs, WIAs, MIAs and POWs at Old Courthouse, downtown. Call Jerry Stamberger, (352) 746-3064 or (352) 344-2656
Holiday: VFW Post 10167 - 11 a.m., service commemorating the end of the Korean War, post home, 4619 Bartelt Road. Call (727) 938-5977.
Inverness: VFW Post 4337 - 11 a.m., ceremony and cookout, post home, 906 E State Road 44. Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite awards Citrus County Korean War veterans with medals, other dignitaries, former Korean War POW. Free cookout for attendees after the ceremony. Call Victor Houston, VFW 4337 commander, (352) 726-3464; Jerry Stamberger, KWVA Post 192 president, (352) 746-3064.
St. Petersburg: VFW Sunshine Post 6827 - 2:30 p.m., Korean War 50th Anniversary Commemoration Proclamation presented by the city of St. Petersburg, post home, 4145 34th St. N. Call (727) 525-7370.
St. Petersburg: AMVETS Post 7467 - 11 a.m., flag raising and cookout, post home, 4200 62nd Ave. N. Call (727) 522-6020.
Pinellas Park: Korean War Memorial Dedication - 1:30 p.m., Freedom Lake Park, 9990 46th St. N. Call (727) 522-6496.
The various branches of the military also have Web sites devoted to the Korean War. Here are some of them:
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