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North Coast NewsNorth Coast WeatherNorth Coast Sky CamsNorth Coast TeamNorth Coast ScheduleCommunity CalendarEUREKA, Calif. Congressman Jared Huffman (D San Rafael) announced he is seeking to assist eligible Korean War veterans in Humboldt County interested in receiving the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal.The Ambassador for Peace medal is awarded in appreciation from the people of the Republic of Korea to those who served valiantly during the Korean War. The medal has been presented to veterans as a special memento for those who returned to South Korea through the ‘Revisit Program’. The honor has since expanded to veterans who can no longer travel to Korea.To be eligible, veterans must have served in Korean territory (land or water) during the Korean War, which lasted from June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953. This award also applies to Navy service members who served aboard a naval vessel that was assigned to Korean waters,
as well as veterans who participated in UN peacekeeping operations until the end of 1955 on Korean territory.The commemorative medal may be awarded posthumously. The next of kin, such as the spouse or descendants, may apply for the medal on behalf of a deceased veteran.A DD 214 (discharge form) or other discharge document is required as proof of service.If you are interested in receiving this medal, please contact the Humboldt County Veterans Service Office at 707 445 7341, who can assist in obtaining the appropriate documentation, no later than Friday, March 18th.Congressman Huffman will work with the Korean Consulate to obtain the medals on behalf of eligible veterans and coordinate a medal ceremony to be held this spring.