On Saturday, October 26th 2013, Ambassador Cho Hee-yong and ROK Defence Attache, Colonel Jang Min Choi attended the KVA Annual Awards Dinner with more than 80 people including the Korean War veterans and their family members.
On behalf of the people and the government of the Republic of Korea, Ambassador Cho once again expressed his sincere gratitude to the Korean War veterans for their ultimate sacrifices in defending the value of democracy in Korean Peninsula.
In the part of event, there was a special memorial cross (awarded by the government of Canada) awarding ceremony for the family of Late Mr. William Gallinger. Mr. William Gallinger was a Korean War veteran who recently passed away from the injuries sustained during the Korean War. This memorial cross was presented to two of Mr. Gallinger’s daughter.