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Korean War hero’s widow honored

December
17

Congratulations to Millie Evans of Pelham, who was to be honored today by Pelham American Legion Post 50 and Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle for her 48 years of service to the hospital.

Mrs. Evans is the widow of Army Lt. Lee Evans, who was killed in action July 19, 1952 in Korea. The couple had been married for only two weeks when he was reported missing in action.

Mrs. Evans began hher career in the hospital mail room in 1961, worked as a unit clerk for 13 years and has handled payroll duties in the Nursing Administration Department for the past 34 years.

The hospital and American Legion post were to hold a reception in her honor this afternoon.

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 11:56 am by Rich Liebson. |
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KatieRich Liebson is a "military brat" who grew up on bases in the U.S. and Germany during his father's 23-year career as an Air Force enlisted man. Rich enlisted in the Army in 1976 and until his discharge in 1980 was assigned to the 78th Engineer Battalion in Ettlingen, Germany, as a public information specialist and translator. He's been a reporter at The Journal News and its forerunner, the Reporter Dispatch, for more than 20 years. During that time he's covered a variety of beats and has written frequently about veterans and veterans issues.
HemaHema Easley was born and raised in India, where she worked as a reporter for The Associated Press and United Press International. While in India she wrote about the insurgency in Indian-controlled Kashmir and covered the 1999 India-Pakistan conflict in the mountains of Kashmir. She joined The Journal News in 2002. She has covered municipal government in Westchester and now covers on social services in Rockland as well as military issues.

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