Korean American Veterans of the Vietnam War at a Glance
Korean Veterans of the Vietnam War served honorably throughout the conflict, fighting courageously alongside the United States Armed Forces and often making the ultimate sacrifice, with many later becoming United States Citizens.
Soldiers from the Republic of Korea were sent to the Vietnam War to support the United States Armed Forces and the cause of freedom at the request of the United States.
325,517 Korean soldiers served in Vietnam from 1964 until the last soldier left Saigon (now, Ho Chi Minh City) on March 23, 1973, making Korean soldiers the second largest contingent of troops sent by allies of the United States.
5099 Korean soldiers were killed and 10,962 Korean soldiers were injured, many in defense of United States friends and allies.
There is approximately about 3,000 Korean American who served in the Vietnam War currently living in the United State. Their geographic distributions in the United States are as following:
NY-NJ = 650, Washington D.C.-- MD = 600, CA – LA = 700, North West America =650, PA – NE of American = 400
IRS: Section 501 © (3) 81-54448705 Korean American Veterans of the Vietnam War Incorporation (KAVV) the ability to register as a war veteran at a federal level would allow us to volunteer and help our community.
Contact Korean American Veterans of the Vietnam War
Augustine Ha - President
5210 Centennial Station,
Warminister, PA 18974-5478
David Kim - Director (Interpreter/Translation)