Punchbowl rite honors Army hero who died in Korean prison camp
By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
June 2, 2013
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Army Chaplain Emil Kapaun, who posthumously received the Medal of Honor, was remembered Saturday during a ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Attending were Navy Cmdr. Jon Brzek, left; the Very Rev. Gary Secor; Max Cleland, secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission; Duane Vachon, Department of Veterans Affairs; and Gene Castagnetti, cemetery director. Below, Kapaun's name is written in gold leaf at the memorial.
KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM 2013 June 1 CTY - U.S. Army Chaplan Emil Kapaun, who was recently awarded the Medal of Honor after his death at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific on Saturday. The American Battle Monuments Commission etched his name in gold to mark the honor.
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