Moonwalk 1969
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It's Over 1975
This nameplate was used in 1975

This website was created and maintained from May 2020 to May 2021 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Stars and Stripes operations in the Pacific.
It will no longer be updated, but we encourage you to explore the site and view content we felt best illustrated Stars and Stripes' continued support of the Pacific theater since 1945.

Korean War at 70

Snow covering the statues at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., during a February, 2015 storm serves as a reminder of the hardships endured by troops who fought in the conflict.

Korean War veterans look back with pride

Retired Army Col. William Weber, a Chicago native and veteran of World War II, arrived in Korea in 1950 as a company commander with the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team soon after the fighting started.

Remains of six service members killed in Korean War are on their way to US soil

The remains of six service members who fought and died under the United Nations Command during the Korean War left South Korea for Hawaii following a repatriation ceremony Friday at Osan Air Base.

US sends remains of 147 South Korean service members home 70 years after start of Korean War

The remains of 147 South Korean service members killed in the Korean War began their journey home Tuesday during a repatriation ceremony in a hangar at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Chinese-American Marines risked more than most on Korean War battlefields

The possibility of dying from friendly fire was a worry for Franklin Chang, one of a small group of Chinese American Marines who fought in the Korean War.

A timeline of the Korean War

A timeline of the Korean War, showing key events of the conflict that began on June 25, 1950.

Fan of Korea veterans maps memorials for the forgotten war

Hannah Kim has met 1,200 Korean War heroes and visited memorials in all 50 states as well as those in U.S. territories and foreign countries that participated in the conflict.

It may be called the 'Forgotten War,' but the Korean conflict set the stage for decades of tensions

The Korean War is often called the “Forgotten War” in the United States because the 1950-53 conflict was overshadowed between World War II and Vietnam.

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