POSCO Honors Korean War Veterans Association, Department of New York President Sal Scarlato

Pictured (front row, left to right): Allan M. Dorman, Mayor, Village of Islandia; Sal Scarlato, President, Korean War Veterans Association, Department of New York; Han Eui (Henry) Do, President, POSCO; John Sehejong Ha, 1st Vice President, and Aurelio Romeu, Member, Korean War Veterans Association, Department of New York.
Back row (left to right): Henry Schroeder and Alfred Enannuelo, Members, and William H. Arnaiz, Director, Korean War Veterans Association, Department of New York; Sungho Huh, Consul, POSCO; Alex Mauro, Member and Paul Fitzsimmons, Treasurer, Korean War Veterans, Department of New York.
Sal Scarlato (left), President, Korean War Veterans Association, Department of New York, accepts an award from Han Eui (Henry) Do (right), during a special ceremony at the Col. Francis S. Midura Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #12144 in Islandia on October 1.

On October 1, representatives from POSCO, a South Korean steel manufacturer, recognized Sal Scarlato, President, Korean War Veterans Association, Department of New York, at a special ceremony at the Col. Francis S. Midura Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #12144 in Islandia. Mr. Scarlato was one of 100 Korean War veterans in the United States who were recognized by the company this year for their contributions to South Korea’s economy and infrastructure.

Mr. Scarlato was presented with his portrait encased in a personalized stainless steel photo frame. The frame symbolizes POSCO’s “sincere gratitude and respect for Korean War veterans that will never rust,” the company said. Over the years, the company has developed deep ties with the local Korean War Veterans Association.

Founded in 1968, POSCO (Pohang Iron & Steel Co, Ltd) is the world’s leading steel-making company with steelworks in Pohang and Gwangyang, South Korea. The company also operates in 52 countries and employs over 29,000 people worldwide.

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