Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Korean War veterans to receive honors at Barnegat Light ceremony

Korean War veterans to receive honors at Barnegat Light ceremony

  • Updated
  • 0

A group of Korean War veterans will be honored today at a ceremony recognizing the 69th anniversary of the Word War II battle of Exercise Tiger.

The Department of Defense 60th anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee will participate in the program at the Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light in Barnegat Light.

This year, the Exercise Tiger Commemorative Foundation will have ceremonies at 20 U.S. Coast Guard Stations and on a U.S. Cutter in the Arabian Gulf.   

CWO Jay O. Greiner, Commander of USCG Station Barnegat Light and Susan Haines, National Executive Director of the U.S. Exercise Tiger Commemorative Foundation, will participate in the program along with other military officers and government officials.

Col. David J. Clark, Director of the Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee, will present certificates signed by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to more than 50 Korean War veterans.  They will also receive the United States Exercise Tiger Foundation’s Medal of Combat Valor.    

Be the first to know

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

The best local coverage, unlimited

Sign up for a digital subscription to The Press of Atlantic City now and take advantage of a great offer.


Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Soon we will no longer integrate with Facebook for story comments. The commenting option is not going away, however, readers will need to register for a FREE site account to continue sharing their thoughts and feedback on stories. If you already have an account (i.e. current subscribers, posting in obituary guestbooks, for submitting community events), you may use that login, otherwise, you will be prompted to create a new account.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.


Breaking News