Korean War veterans honored in Loves Park on anniversary of armistice

State Rep. John M. Cabello, R-Machesney Park, joined Korean War veterans, their families and members of the community for a ceremony on Saturday recognizing the 66th anniversary of the armistice that ended combat in the Korean War on July 27, 1953.

The ceremony was held at the Tri-County Korean War Memorial in Loves Park, hosted by the Greater Rockford Area Chapter 272 of the Korean War Veterans Association. Rep. Cabello welcomed the veterans and their families to the ceremony.

Korean War Memorial in Loves Park, Illinois dedicated in memory of the 59 men from Winnebago, Boone and Ogle County who gave their lives during the Korean War.