Vice President Pence Delivers Remarks at an Honorable Carry Ceremony, Joint Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Vice President Mike Pence is in Hawaii to receive the remains of up to 55 U.S. soldiers killed in the Korean War.

VP Pence arrived on Oahu Tuesday night, and will receive the remains during an Honorable Carry Ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Wednesday afternoon. He will be joined by Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Admiral Phil Davidson and several Korean War veterans.

North Korea returned the remains to the United States following a historic agreement in July between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The remains will be taken to the POW/MIA Accounting Agency on base to be identified. However, experts say it’s a process that could take months or even years to complete.

Live video coverage of the ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7:15 pm EDT

TOPSHOT – A UN honor guard carries a box containing remains believed to be from US servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War, after arriving from North Korea at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek on July 27, 2018, the 65th anniversary of the armistice that ended the fighting.

United Nations Command Chaplain U.S. Army Col. Sam Lee performs a blessing of sacrifice and remembrance on the 55 boxes of remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, returned by North Korea to the U.S., at the Osan Air Base in South Korea, July 27, 2018.

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One Response to Vice President Pence Delivers Remarks at an Honorable Carry Ceremony, Joint Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

  1. Lucille says:

    Though only seeing the ending portion of the ceremony where the remains were delivered into the hangar, it was still immensely touching. Welcome home, patriots, welcome home!

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