December 2010, Volume 60, Issue 11
The latest documentary, 442 – Live with Honor, Die with Dignity, was shown at the NVC Hall in commemoration of Veteran’s Day on November 13, 2010. It was a free screening to the public to show NVC’s appreciation for the community’s continued support and generosity...
The November 20th Speakers Series featured Atsushi “Ats” Kiuchi, a writer and prolific speaker on the subject of the WWII Japanese American experience to schools and community organizations.
Aloha from the participants of the Journey to Mosaic group from the North Pacific Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Thank you to the American soldiers of the 100th Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team who faithfully served our country in the world.
Sam Mitsui, a member of the Nisei Veterans Committee, spoke about his experiences during the Lakewood Historical Society's annual meeting Nov. 9 at the Lakewood Little Church on the Prairie.
Ben Kuroki, a native of Nebraska, received the prestigious Audie Murphy Award at the American Veterans Center 13th Annual Conference and Awards Gala on November 6, 2010 in Washington, DC. Murphy was the most highly decorated soldier during World War II.
On December 3, 2010, our class was honored with the presence of Mr. and Mrs. Sat Ichikawa as they shared their experiences in the Minidoka camp during WWII. A huge focus of my classroom revolves social justice, service learning and our environment...
This is an update of the National Veterans Network (NVN) activities to arrange a two-day program in Washington, DC in 2011 on the occasion of the award of the Congressional Gold Medal to our WW II Nisei veterans.
A conference on military trauma training, titled Serving Returning Veterans: A Community Response to Trauma, was held Oct 27-29th...
Another significant chapter in the long and distinguished history of Japanese Americans serving in the U.S. Armed Forces was added with the recent promotion of Navy officer David M. Boone...
Lt Col Michael J. Yaguchi, USAF (Ret), was asked to provide his views on the Congressional Gold Medal (CGM) awarded to the 100th Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and Nisei who served in the Military Intelligence Service during WW II.
Veterans Day 2010 events began early for the Japanese American Veterans Association. JAVA and representatives of other veterans organizations enjoyed breakfast at the White House with Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki.