Remembrance Ceremony for Korean War Veterans
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MILWAUKEE -- This year marks 60 years since the end of the Korean War.
Today, hundreds of Wisconsin Korean War veterans were honored at a special ceremony in Milwaukee. Today's event recognized not only those veterans who are still living, but also their fallen and still missing comrades.
"They are commonly called POW MIA: Prisoner of War, Missing in Action. But we call them brothers. They are unable to be with us this day, so we remember them," said veteran Joe Campbell as he recoznized the Missing Man Table.
About 132,000 soldiers from Wisconsin served in the Korean War. Today, around 40,000 of those veterans are still around.