Korean War Veterans
More than 294,000 Floridians wore the uniform of the Armed Forces of the United States during the three-year war. More than 34,000 Americans were killed in action during the war, with approximately 103,000 wounded and more than 7,800 missing. There are 157 Floridians still unaccounted for as a result of fighting on the Korean peninsula. More than 124,000 Korean War veterans currently reside in Florida.