Korean War 60th Anniversary at the Walk of Heroes

Korean War 60th Anniversary (Click image to enlarge)

The 60th anniversary of the Korean War was honored with a ceremony at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Park on June 27, 2010. Rockdale Korean war veterans and public officials marked the event .

Special guests included Sunny K. Park, CEO of General Building Maintenance, Inc., President of Global Sun Investments, Inc., and a Korean-American and naturalized citizen. Sunny Park was responsible for financing Georgia’s “Korean War Memorial” at the state Capitol. The other honored guest was Major General (Army, Retired) Gordon J. “Duke” Duquemin, a Korean army adviser from 1949-50 and a combat officer in the Korean War with the 5th Regimental Combat Team. Other dignitaries in attendance included the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners Chairman and CEO Richard Oden, the Georgia Veterans Memorial Park Foundation board president and former county commissioner Norman Wheeler, former county commissioner and World War II veteran Bud Sosebee, and Veterans’ Services Director and Vietnam War veteran Tommy Clack.