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Area VFW posts to host Korean War veteran gathering

Published: Thursday, July 18, 2013 10:51 a.m. CST

Creston’s Theodore J. Martens VFW Post 1797 and Afton’s John B. Parks VFW Post 8882 will be hosting a coffee, juice, rolls/doughnuts event for Korean War veterans and their families 8 to 10 a.m. July 27 at the restored Creston Depot.

This event is to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice.

This local event is part of the national Veterans of Foreign Wars celebration activities titled “Heroes Remembered” being held in Washington, D.C., honoring those who served in the “Forgotten War.”

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