Korean War Legacy Project

Howard R. Hawk


Howard R. Hawk served in the United States Army as a Korean Defense Veteran. He went to Korea during heightened tensions in 1969. His service came at Camp St. Barbara that is located in the DMZ. This camp was at the end of the supply chain and the furthest east base in the DMZ. Camp St. Barabara, at the time, had nuclear field weapons showing the possibility of invasion. Howard R. Hawk’s service was influential in maintaining a presence in a post-war nation. At the time, war and peace were still uncertain. He liked his time in Korea despite the cold and C-Rations. Howard R. Hawk is proud of his service in helping South Korea from falling into the hands of the Communists.