Senator Mensch and U.S. Senator Pat Toomey’s Offices Invite Eligible Veterans to Apply for the Korean War “Ambassador for Peace Medal”

Harrisburg – The Office of Sen. Bob Mensch (R-24) and the Office of U.S. Senator Pat Toomey invite eligible veterans to apply for the Korean War “Ambassador for Peace Medal.”

To be eligible, U.S. veterans must have served in Korea at any time during the period of June 25, 1950 through July 27, 1953. U.S. Navy veterans are eligible if their vessel was assigned to Korean waters during this specific time. UN peacekeeping forces assigned to Korea through December 31 of 1955 are also eligible.

The “Ambassador for Peace Medal” was created by the government of South Korea and will be awarded to U.S. veterans in a future presentation ceremony honoring recipients. Eligible U.S. veterans must complete an application and provide a copy of their DD214 for verification purposes by the Korean Consulate. Medals will be provided posthumously to family members with proper documentation. The deadline for the application is Friday, April 3, 2020.

Applications in pdf format area available to download at senatormensch.com/Korean-peace-medal, or you may contact Senator Mensch’s office at 215-541-2388 to have an application mailed to you. Completed applications and a copy of your DD214 must be sent to:

Office of U.S. Senator Pat Toomey
200 Chestnut Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19106

 

For more information on Senator Mensch’s legislation, visit www.senatormensch.com.  State updates can also be found on Senator Mensch’s Facebook at facebook.com/PASenatorBobMensch/ or Twitter @SenatorMensch.

CONTACT: Madison Scarfaro mscarfaro@pasen.gov  (215) 541-2388