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Pacific Stars & Stripes,  Jan. 21, 1962

Col. Hess Arrives

WELCOMED TO ROK-  Col. Dean E. Hess, information officer for U.S. Froces Japan and Fifth Air Force, is greeted at planeside Sung Hwan Chang, vice chief of staff for the ROK Air Force, Hess was to receive the annual Sopa Memorial Award at Korea House in Seoul Saturday. 

Hess is being cited for his "extraordinary service" in saving about 900 homeless orphans during the Korean War.  Pioneer Korean educator Ben Sopa was to make the award. 






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