ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — South Korea has honored 16 Korean War veterans from southwest Wyoming.

The veterans received the Republic of Korea Ambassador for Peace Medal Wednesday at White Mountain Library in Rock Springs.

The veterans served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines during the Korean War. Several of the awards were presented posthumously to family members.

More than 300 Wyoming veterans have received the medal at ceremonies throughout the state.