Petty Officer 2nd Class Tom Donovan, of Portage, never set foot in Korea during the Korean War.
For Elliott Sortillo, 79, of Portage, fighting in the Korean War meant fighting for survival. He was a prisoner of war for 30 months, nearly the entire war.
U.S. Rep Pete Visclosky is calling for a crackdown on illegal South Korean imports of oil and gas drill pipe that have already led U.S. Steel to shutter two plants.
Gerhard Henning worked in a Lansing onion field as a youngster, alongside German prisoners of war, during World War II. That set the stage for his service during the Korean War.
Many Korean War veterans can say they saw Marilyn Monroe perform there in a slinky purple sequin dress.
The Fourth of July always brings back memories of the Korean War for James Watkin, of Valparaiso.
SOCHI, Russia | South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics say there have been no talks with North Korea about forming a joint team for the games.
Ed Mech, 85, saw death face to face as a U.S. Army ambulance driver in the Korean War.
Memorial Day 1953 proved to be one of the most terrible days of the Korean War for then Army Pvt. Louis Kaplan.
The obsolete, World War II-era Army truck John R. Rattray Sr. called home for a year in Korea was "the most important vehicle we had" because GIs like their chow, the Korean War veteran said.
VALPARAISO | Stories of combat and death, of survival and camaraderie have been sealed in the mind of William Parks for more than 60 years.
For Ted Erceg, seeing Korean War refugees travel through hard-crusted snow in 40 below zero temperatures amid Siberian winds was bad. Worse yet, they were tramping through it in sandals, the former soldier originally from Gary recalled.
VALPARAISO | The Forgotten War. The No-Win War. The "died for a tie" war.
Charles "Mike" Mikovetz wears two pairs of socks to keep his feet warm. Even in the summer.
In November 1950, David Seils, a Marine Corps reservist rifleman, marched through frigid weather and fought at the Chosin Reservoir, the site of one of the Korean War's bloodiest battles.
Current maritime conflicts echo earlier wars, launched over history to control global commerce and territory, while underscoring the durable importance of traditional trade routes.
Cambodia, scene of the killing fields of genocide less than four decades ago, has just hosted the seventh East Asia Summit, which brought together leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, plus Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and the U.S. The summit concluded Tuesday, on a…
LEROY | About 100 people attending Saturday's service honoring veterans at Stoney Run County Park were urged to contact their congressmen to end the budget deadlock that could affect funding for veterans' services.
They survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 70 years ago today, but they are losing the battle with time.
As ceremonies are held Wednesday at Pearl Harbor to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack, Nick Soley will be among the veterans there.
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