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USFK participates in the Commemorative Col. Dean Hess Ceremony, celebrates 70th Anniversary of US-ROK alliance

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  • By Staff Sgt. Sadie Colbert
  • 7th Air Force, Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Ryan P. Keeney, 7th Air Force deputy commander and other U.S. and ROK members attended the Commemorative Dean Hess Ceremony at Jeju Aerospace Museum, Jeju, Republic of Korea, May 11, 2023. U.S. and ROK service members and remaining family and comrades of Hess joined together to commemorate the Army Air Corps Colonel’s military service. Hess was known mostly for his heroic act in rescuing approximately 1,000 orphans and staff members from enemy advancements during the Korean War.