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Korean War Memorial dedicated in Winchester

Monday - 7/22/2013, 7:42am  ET

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) -- Sixty soldiers from the Winchester area who were killed during the Korean War are being honored with a new memorial.

The 10-foot granite monument is located in Jim Barnett Park in Winchester.

The Winchester Star (http://bit.ly/13wWhMQ ) reports that the Shenandoah Valley Chapter 313 of the Korean War Veterans Association unveiled the monument Saturday during a dedication ceremony.

Winchester Mayor Elizabeth Minor says the soldiers' sacrifices are a reminder of the cost of freedom.


Information from: The Winchester Star, http://www.winchesterstar.com

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