Clint Nielsen and Joon-Yong Park of South Korea, along with 35 other Veterans from southern Utah, were presented the Korean Ambassadors Peace Medal on June 12 at the Ivins Veterans Home.

Park gave the keynote speech and several Korean representatives made the presentation of medals. Park’s message to all Korean War Veterans was, “Thanks for all your service. You were friends, indeed!”

Nielsen seconds that with, “Walk tall, Veterans. You fought the good fight.”