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WHEREAS, June 25, 2022, marks the 72nd Anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War in 1950; and

WHEREAS, 72 years ago, the United States and the Republic of Korea stood side by side on the frontlines of battle to protect freedom and democracy; and

WHEREAS, more than 54,000 American servicemembers courageously fought against the Communist invaders of Korea and gave their lives; and

WHEREAS, more than 103,000 American Military were wounded, with more than 8,000 American Military declared Missing in Action, and 7,000 American Military taken as Prisoners of War ; and

WHEREAS, the great State of Nevada also honors the 37 Nevadans who had Fallen and paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation during the Korean War and who are now memorialized at State and National Memorials; and

WHEREAS, this so-called 'Forgotten War' will never be forgotten in our minds and hearts; and

WHEREAS, the willingness of the Armed Forces of the United States of America to put their lives on the line for freedom of all people and peace in the world, is a lasting legacy to our great American Spirit and Honor;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim June 25, 2022, as

KOREAN WAR REMEMBRANCE DAY IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 10th day of June, 2022

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