Friday, June 25, 2010

The Korean War began 60 years ago today

June 25, 2010

Above: A pilot takes off in an F-16 Fighting Falcon, May 7, 2010, from Misawa Air Base, Japan, for deployment to South Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sergeant Araceli Alarcon)

On this day, 60 years ago, the Korean War began, lasting just over three years before an uneasy armistice. Six decades later, U.S. forces remain along the armed border with North Korea to maintain stability.

Read AFA's statement remembering the service of our Korean War veterans.

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