December 2019, Volume 69, Issue 10
Veterans, active duty members, and special guests gather for a photo at the conclusion of the 2019 NVC Veterans Day Program, held at NVC Memorial Hall on Sunday, 10 November 2019. Special guests included Norman Y Mineta, Consul General of Japan Yoichiro Yamada, and keynote speaker SGM Jerry Walden.
The NVC Foundation Scholarship Program awards up to four scholarships each year. The first is the NVC/WAC Scholarship for $3000. This honors the Nisei Veterans Committee and the Women’s Auxiliary Committee. Up to three Shiro Kashino Memorial Scholarships for $3000 each are awarded to honor Shiro Kashino, a highly decorated member of the 442nd RCT and community leader.
The International District Emergency Center (IDEC) will sponsor a FREE First Aid / CPR / AED class on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at the Nisei Veteran's Memorial Hall. The December Class will begin at 9:00 AM and end around 5:00 PM. There is a thirty-minute lunch break -- sack lunches are recommended. Learn more...
A video production by Michael Izumi will be presented detailing the July 5-16, 2019, tour to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Nisei fighting in France during WWII. The film will be screened on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the NVC Memorial Hall. The tour began in Nice and visited Sospel, L’Escarene, and Menton for ceremonies commemorating what the Nisei soldiers dubbed “The Champagne Campaign”.