Below are a few pictures from the celebration at VFW Post 8790 on Saturday, July 27.
This is Scott DeMasi. Scott and his son Alex, started Wreaths Across
in Houston, after Alex questioned his dad about why the wreaths were
not available for
the Houston National Cemetery. That was 12 years
(Wreath's Across America has kicked off their drive this year and
distribution will be 12/14/2019.
Ggochnim Bak, Consul of the Republic of Korea.
Her term ends
next month and returns to S. Korea. She has been here 2 years.
Elliott Sortillo, the key note speaker.
Elliott, USA was captured at the Chosin Reservoir and spent his 17, 18 & 19
birthday as a POW.
After being freed, he reenlisted, served in Vietnam
Company "B" 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) 1964-1965, earning
many medals and citations.
Helen Chang, Past President-Korean American Woman's
Houston, and a strong advocate of our Korean War Veterans..
This adorable little girl is Charlotte Mok, who performed a creative
The group of veterans, Koreans and performers.