Gardner Honors Colorado Korean War Veterans

Washington, D.C. – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) attended and presented remarks at yesterday’s Korean War Medal Peace Medal Ceremony in Aurora, Colorado, alongside the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Ambassador Harry Harris, and the Republic of Korea Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Cho Yoon-je.   

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“I’m grateful to have joined Korean Ambassador to the U.S., Cho Yoon-je and U.S. Ambassador for the Republic of Korea, Harry Harris in our great state to recognize Colorado’s Korean War veterans,” said Senator Gardner. “Our two countries have a historic partnership forged in blood, and the medals awarded are a symbol of this special relationship and a recognition of the sacrifices that have been made. I’m honored to have played a role in the medal ceremony in Aurora to personally thank our Korean War veterans who fought valiantly for our country, along with their families and loved ones.”

Click here to download a video statement. 


Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.