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Hyosung, Hold Celebratory Event with Korean War Veterans in US Jun.28, 2017

Hyosung, Hold Celebratory Event with Korean War Veterans in US

On June 27th (local time), Hyosung held a celebratory event saluting Korean War veterans and their family at Redstone Arsenal, located at Huntsville Alabama US.This event was prepared to recognize and pay due respect to the US troops deployed during the Korean War to protect Korea and its people. Hyosung was the first Korean company to hold such event in US, and this year’s event is the fifth installment since 2013.

65 Korean War veterans and over 200 family members were invited to the event. General Gustave F. Perna, the US Army Material Commander, Tommy Battle, the mayor of Huntsville, Alabama, KIM Seung-jin, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta and others attended the event.

Senior Director LEE Jong-bok, from Hyosung USA commented “I would like to express my gratitude and respect to the War Veterans who shed their blood and sweat defending the freedom and peace in Korea, and their family members. Hyosung will always remember their honest sacrifice and dedication.”

Hyosung USA is supplying industrial materials such as automotive carpets and the world’s best tire cords to automakers and tiremakers including GM, Goodyear and Michelin.Hyosung USA is located in the state of Alabama, where many Korean War veterans reside, along with over 16,000 Koreans and is the home of over 50 Korean companies. Along with the celebratory event for Korean War veterans, Hyosung is funding scholarships for Korean language courses since 2015 to diffuse the Korean culture and revitalize the cultural exchange between US and Korea.

Meanwhile, Hyosung is conducting other patriotic programs by supporting the ’Patriotic Housing’ project to renovate the houses of Korean War veterans, and executing a ’One-comapny-one-memorial park’ program to lend a hand in taking care of the memorial parks.

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