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Korean War

November 12, 2017
A Transportation Security Administration honor guard awaits as the plane bearing the remains of Cpl. Donald Baer taxis to the gate Thursday at the Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee. Michael Sears / Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
67 years later, missing soldier home at last
November 12, 2017 - 6:00am
February 1, 2017
Joe Vasek stands near a memorial wall that is named after him on Wednesday at Avera Brady facility in Mitchell. Vasek has donated more than $330K to the facility (now called Vasek “Can-Do” Villa) after his late-wife passed away. (Sarah Barclay / Republic)
Can-Do attitude lives on at Mitchell's Vasek Villa
February 1, 2017 - 5:04pm
May 28, 2016
Phillip Konechne, of Kimball, holds a medal given to him from South Korea and on the back of the medal it reads "Ambassador For Peace." Konechne is a Korean War veteran and former prisoner of war. (Matt Gade/Republic)play button
‘The heroes are those that never made it home’: Kimball veteran recalls time as a POW
May 28, 2016 - 10:16am
May 20, 2016
Jim Hallman stands outside an ammunition bunker in South Korea. (Photo courtesy of Jim Hallman)
Farmer, soldier, veteran, hero: Korea vet credits war survival to life on the farm
May 20, 2016 - 4:36pm
April 23, 2016
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LETTER: Remember Korean veterans and their deeds
April 23, 2016 - 9:51am
August 31, 2015
Korean War vets might qualify for Ambassador Peace Medal
August 31, 2015 - 4:55pm
April 25, 2014
Author Longworth to speak at KWVA meeting
April 25, 2014 - 4:23pm
August 1, 2011
Robert Hill, former commander of the Brookings chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, holds a Korean War-era rifle Saturday. Hill brought his collection of Korean War memorabilia to the Mitchell VFW Post as part of a Korean War veterans' gathering that drew approximately 80 South Dakotans. (Austin Kaus/Republic)
Korean War vets gathered to remember
August 1, 2011 - 6:10am