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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to attend the Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Armistice Agreement to End the Korean War

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to attend the commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Armistice Agreement to End the Korean War.

The Honorable Sung Y. Kim, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, will lead the delegation on July 27, 2013.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

General James D. Thurman, Commander of the United Nations Command, Republic of Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea

James P. Zumwalt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Korea and Japan

David F. Helvey, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia

Brigadier General David R. Stilwell, Strategic Plans and Policy Deputy Director for Asia, The Joint Staff