They served in Korea
07/26/2013 12:00 AM
07/25/2013 11:07 PM
Steve Rooney, center, of Sacramento and 15 other Korean War veterans were honored before Thursday night's Sacramento River Cats game.
As an Air Force P-6 pilot, Rooney dropped smoke bombs that helped artillery targeting and also assisted ground troops as a spotter. The 60th anniversary of the conflict's end is this weekend.
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