Korean War Memorial Wreathlaying Ceremony - Olympia

Event-Date: 
Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 11:00
County: 
THURSTON
Category: 
Subject: 

You are cordially invited to the

Annual Wreathlaying Ceremony

as we Commemorate the

Korean War Armistice

64th Anniversary

 

July 22, 2017

11:00am

Korean War Veterans Memorial

Capitol Campus, Olympia, WA

 

The public is encouraged to attend as we Honor Washington State’s Korean War Veterans and their families.

Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle will Present the Ambassador for Peace Medal to Barbara Nichols                            

(Nichols Served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam)

Barbara Nichols, Sacajawea Chapter NSDAR, Army Veteran Retired WWII, Korea, Vietnam 1945-1969

Background: Lt. Col. US Army, retired – Army Nurse - Nichols enrolled in the Cadet Nurse Corps in 1945. She was called for active duty assignments in 1948. Nichols was assigned to the 3rd Field Hospital during the Korean War and saw Active Duty service during the 1960’s Vietnam years. She obtained her Bachelor of  Science degree from the University of Minnesota in the 1960’s.  She has had several assignments at Walter Reed, Madigan and even in Wurtzburg, Germany.  Barbara quickly rose through the ranks and she retired from the Army Nurse Corps in 1969 as a Lt. Colonel.

For additional information contact the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-800-562-0132 opt. 1 or communications@dva.wa.gov