December 2017, Volume 67, Issue 11
November 20, 2017 will be remembered as a special day when the Seattle Seahawks honored the Nisei Veterans during a wonderful halftime ceremony in front of a sold-out stadium of more than 68,000 fans during its annual “Salute to Service” game... the Seahawks did an amazing job of recognizing various persons and organizations highlighting their honorable service and contributions to the freedoms we possess as Americans...
The idea behind the Cup of Joe For A Joe program is to give people at home an opportunity to send a Cup of Joe (Troops call them a COJ) and a letter of thanks to a Soldier, Airman, Sailor, Marine or Coast Guardsman overseas.
The November Speaker Series was presented in two parts. The first presentation was the showing of "Proof of Loyalty" which outlined Kazuo Yamane as a member of the Military Intelligence Service during WWII. Second was Frank Burn's presentation of the Liberation of Dachau and growing up in Hawaii.
The NVC Foundation is proud to announce their partnership with the Wing Luke Museum on another important graphic novel project. The novel will feature those friends and supporters who were there to help the Japanese Americans who were incarcerated in concentration camps during World War II
Weldon Lee, VA Representative for the NVC, reports on Dependency and Indemnity Compensation benefits to eligible survivors of certain deceased veterans.
There are two new veteran IDs that provide a more portable and secure alternative for those who served the minimum obligated time in service, but did not meet the retirement or medical discharge threshold.