Monday, October 20, 2014

South Korean Victory Medals

To All Detachment Marines who served in Korea 25 June 1950 - 27 July 19531.  Bill and I attended an award ceremony where representatives from the South Korean Embassy presented over 150 medals to any serviceman who served in Korea during the time indicated.

2.  Since there may be some in the Detachment who were unaware of the award ceremony and would like to receive a medal, the Detachment has been assured that if we collect the following information from members of the Detachment who served during the time element indicated, an appropriate award will be provided.

3.  Information requested:

    a.  Copy of DD 214 indicating dates served.

    b.  Individual must sign their name and address on the back of the submitted DD 214.

    c.  Submit the DD 214 to the Commandant for processing.

4.  Any questions?

D'Arcy E. Grisier, Commandant