Honoring Those Who Served – 70 Years of the Irreplaceable ROK-U.S. Alliance Webinar

Part 1 of KDVA’s 2-part webinar series for the 70th commemoration of the Korean War honored those who served during the Korean War. The format consisted of a panel discussion and Q&A session with Korean War Veterans and their family members.


  • Moderator – Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Bernard Champoux, Former Commanding General, Eighth Army
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Phil Shutler, Korean War Veteran
  • Ms. Sharon Extrom, Daughter of Robert Extrom, Korean War Veteran
  • Mr. Sal Scarlato, Korean War Veteran


  • Look back on those who served and sacrificed during the war; include the perspective of families through the decades
  • Discuss why they think their service was worth fighting the war
  • Look now at recognizing and honoring service members and their families.