Pacific Stars & Stripes, Jan. 21,
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
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.