"StarKist Co., which is headquartered on Pittsburgh's North Shore, and its parent company, Dongwon of Seoul, South Korea, are proud to announce their long-standing commitment to the local Korean War Veterans of Western Pennsylvania.  On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Sheraton Station Square, the company will host its annual luncheon to honor area Korean War Veterans who served so valiantly in what has been called "The Forgotten War."

Nearly 90 veterans and their families, along with local dignitaries and civic leaders, are set to attend the tribute to The Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA) of Western PA, General Matthew B. Ridgway Chapter.  A highlight of this year's program will be recognizing three distinguished members of the Korean War Vets of Western PA, who received a Silver Star including Private First Class Thomas M. Miller, Private First Class Victor J. Tomsko, and Corporal John E. Meyers.  The Silver Star is the third-highest military combat decoration that can be awarded to a member of the United States Armed Forces and it is awarded for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States..."