Earl Daniel Jackson Sr served at the end of WWII (US Air Corp, PFC) He received a WWII Victory Medal. Sergeant First Class ARMOR-USAR, Ready Reserve (active status) was inducted November 17, 1950. He served as a tank commander, CO A, 73rd, HVY Tank BN. He received teh Korean SVC Medal w/2 Bronze SVC Stars and UN Svc Medal. He was transferred to the Army Reserve on August 27, 1942 and was honorably discharged on September 17, 1956.
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Korean War - Key Events
January 17, 1950
North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung proposes the “liberation” of South Korea to Soviet officials. Weeks of telegram exchanges between Beijing, Moscow, and P’yŏngyang follow, and by early spring Kim has secured assurances of support for the invasion from Soviet premier Joseph Stalin and Chinese leader Mao Zedong.
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica