Meridian Star

New Today

December 11, 2013

VA, National Guard join in book announcement

JACKSON, Miss. — Officials with the Mississippi National Guard and G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center are announcing Wednesday the distribution of a 60th Anniversary book of the Korean War.

Officials say the 175-page full-color book will be available through local Veterans of Foreign Wars organizations, American Legion posts and Jackson VA Voluntary Service office.

Officials say the book was produced with the cooperation of the United States and the Republic of Korea.

The book is entitled "Korea Reborn: A Grateful Nation Honors War Veterans for 60 Years of Growth."

The book will be provided at no cost to all Korean War Veterans or their family members.

Officials say the 2,347 books will be distributed first to living Mississippi Korean veterans and then any others that are interested.


Text Only
New Today
Biz Marquee
New Today

Mississippi could borrow $20 million to help Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. update its factory in Tupelo. In return the company would pledge to maintain at least 1,300 jobs and invest $140 million in the plant. Do you think this is a good investment on the state's part?

     View Results
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide