Korean War Veterans Present “Tell America” at SCF Venice

(Bradenton, Fla., October 23, 2012) —State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) History/Political Science Club will host a presentation by local Korean War veterans from 11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Selby Room at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail. The event is free and open to the public.

The Korean War Veterans Association’s “Tell America Program” is designed for veterans to tell the story of the Korean War and help citizens understand the meaning of freedom.

Tom “Skip” Hannon, a Purple Heart recipient who served in the U.S.Army, and his fellow Korean War veterans will be the guest speakers.

Hannon is the author of "Land Of The Morning Calm," a book about his family history and his experiences during 13 months in combat during the Korean War.

Reservations are not required, but seating is first come, first served.

For more information, call Michael Rogers, History/Political Science Club adviser, at 941-408-1485 or   Maps and directions are online at

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