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Letter: Many more veterans of Korean War

Joe Iavaroni, 82, of Seaford, is a Korean

Joe Iavaroni, 82, of Seaford, is a Korean War Vet who had been aboard the Air Force plane that ferried Lt. Gen. William Harrison to and from the Korean peninsula. (July 26, 2013) Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger

While the article "Proud to serve" [News, July 27] did much to showcase Joe Iavaroni, it failed to capture the bigger picture.

Huntington's Veterans' Advisory Board sponsored a commemorative breakfast attended by more than 450 veterans. There were lots of Korean War veterans in the room who were also proud to serve.

William Ober, Huntington

Editor's note: The writer is the commandant of Huntington Detachment 792 of the Marine Corps League.