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Colo. National Guard helping distribute books to Korean War vets across state 
By Colorado National Guard Public Affairs 
Book Cover 
The book, titled “Korea Reborn: A Grateful Nation Honors War Veterans for 60 Years of Growth,” is limited to Korean War Veterans who served in Korea from 1950-53.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Friday, May 29, 2014

CONTACT:
Army National Guard Maj. Adam Morgan
Colorado National Guard Historian
adam.a.morgan2.mil@mail.mil

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The Republic of South Korea has funded a commemorative book intended to serve as a Thank You to Korean War veterans who served on the peninsula from 1950-53.

The book, titled “Korea Reborn: A Grateful Nation Honors War Veterans for 60 Years of Growth,” was printed by Story Rock in very limited quantities and is not intended for the general public.

A PDF version of the book is available to the public at: http://www.remembermyservice.com/koreapreview.html

Story Rock has distributed a very limited number of hard copies to Colorado, where the distribution is taking place through several channels. These include state chapters of state veteran’s service organizations such as Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Korean War Veterans Association, and Veterans Affairs.

Additionally, books have been distributed to Korean War veterans who are residents of State veteran’s nursing homes.

For those Korean War veterans who are not members of a veteran’s organization or a state vet’s nursing home, the book may be procured by going to a nearby Colorado National Guard readiness center during normal business hours and asking for one. Distribution of hard copies is limited to Korean War Veterans who served in Korea from 1950-53.

The participating National Guard readiness centers are:

Grand Junction Readiness Center
2820 Riverside Pkwy.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
720-250-5563

Windsor Readiness Center
31725 Great Western Dr.
Windsor, CO 80550
720-250-2031

Sterling Armory
1400 S. 3rd Ave.
Sterling, CO 80751
720-250-5101 

Denver Armory
5275 Franklin St.
Denver, CO 80216
720-250-2734

Aurora Armory
55 S. Potomac St.
Denver, CO 80012
720-250-2512

Alamosa Readiness Center
1877 Old Sanford Rd.
Alamosa, CO 81101
720-250-4912 

Colorado Springs (Chestnut) Armory
3200 N. Chestnut St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
720-250-3922

Pueblo Armory
1215 Acero St.
Pueblo, CO 81004
720-250-3612

Durango Armory
283 Gerard St.
Durango, CO 81303
720-250-5702

Ideal times to inquire about the book are from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, excluding federal holidays.

It is best to call ahead to avoid confusion.

Questions and comments concerning this distribution initiative may be directed to Army National Guard Maj. Adam Morgan, Colorado National Guard historian, at adam.a.morgan2.mil@mail.mil.  

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7/1/2014