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During a visit to Greenspring Retirement Village in April, U.S. Army Col. David J. Clark, chairman of the 60th Korean War anniversary committee, presents a commemoration plaque to Libby Haynes and Peter Straub, a Greenspring resident and Vice Commander of American Legion Greenspring Post 123. Haynes is the Adjutant and treasurer for the American Legion Greenspring Post 123. Other residents who received certificates for their service in the Korean War were: Wanda Driver, Dureta Wiecjorek, Mary Cormier, Jane Ford, Gail Reals, and Margaret Brewer.

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Female Korean Veterans Honored at Greenspring

Seven Springfield women recognized for service in "Forgotten War."

Libby Haynes was in the middle of her freshman year of high school at George Washington in Alexandria when the Japanese Navy bombed the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Nearly 2,500 Americans were killed in the surprise attack.


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