NINTH GALAHAD REUNION
224th INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION
Fifty seven years ago, The Korean War came to an uneasy end. The Korean War- (was the first "hot" conflict
of the Cold War)-saw Democratic countries under a United Nations mandate fight
for freedom against communist forces . Yet, for all its importance, it
is known today as America's "Forgotten War"
However for many from our San Bernardino, Colton, Riverside area, this is not true. In the early 1950's, young men from this valley were activated with their National Guard Units, many
assigned to Company B at Camp Cook, then sent to a place of which
they knew very little. Korean War Veterans never received a
national parade when they returned from the battlefront. Instead, they
quietly returned to their lives. The war, sandwiched between World War
II and the Vietnam War, receded from popular memory.
Not so for the 600 plus current members of the 224th Infantry Regiment. ( 40th Infantry Division.) Every eighteen months they gather to, remember.
This year the 2010 Reunion is being held in Jacksonville, FL, May 19-22.
It is estimated that more then 1000 Korean War veterans die each day. Before it is too late, Veterans, Spouses, their children and grandchildren of the Korean War come join us, no matter the
Service. All were affected by the War and all are welcome to a reunion of laughter, tears and remembrance, You may access information about the reunion on the Internet
Ray C. Fanning, Comp B