A Son’s Plan to Honor His Korean War Veteran Father Turned Into Something Bigger

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A man recently took steps to honor his Korean War veteran father, but his efforts ended up giving back to more local heroes. POSCO America Corp., a South Korean company with U.S. headquarters has been producing stainless steel plaques to honor veterans of the war.

When Chris Truelove learned about this project, he thought of his late Father, John C. “Charlie” Truelove, who had remained a proud Korean War veteran until his death in 2019. Chris reached out to POSCO about a plaque in honor of his father.

Once they agreed to produce this plaque, Truelove mentioned to the company that there are several other local Korean War veterans that deserve recognition. This led to a special ceremony to recognize these heroes. Read more about the ceremony here.


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