On July 27, 2022, on the 69th anniversary of the end of the Korean War, a dedication ceremony was held at the Korean War Veterans Memorial to unveil its new Wall of Remembrance. The wall features the names of the more than 36,000 Americans who died supporting the war and the more than 7,100 Koreans who died while augmenting the U.S. Army. Take a look at the site’s groundbreaking ceremony and see the completed design.
Aaron Kassraie writes about issues important to military veterans and their families for AARP. He also serves as a general assignment reporter. Kassraie previously covered U.S. foreign policy as a correspondent for the Kuwait News Agency’s Washington bureau and worked in news gathering for USA Today and Al Jazeera English.