DATE: January 23, 2021
TIME: Noon -1:30 pm PST
PLACE: Online - Virtual
There is no admission fee, but donations are welcome!
During WWII, Japanese American Soldiers fought against Axis powers abroad and racial prejudice at home.
Today, Japan and the US have progressed beyond reconciliation to become the closest of allies.
Join us to honor the service and sacrifices of Nisei Veterans. Welcome guests from the Japanese Ground Self Defense Forces and the US 7th Infantry Division as we celebrate the close relationship that the USA now shares with Japan.
Special performance by Japanese Ground Self Defense Force 1st Infantry Regiment Bugle Team. They are standing in for past attendance of Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Troops in partnership with the 7th Infantry Division of the US Army.
Special Guest Speakers:
- Consul General Hisao Inagaki
- Dr. Satohiro Akimoto, Chairman/President
- Major General Hiroyuki Sugai, Defense & Air Attaché
- Major General Xavier T. Brunson, Commanding General
- Rear Admiral Stephen D. Barnett, Commander
Navy Region Northwest, US Navy
Service Members who have served in Japan - this is your chance to reconnect with the people and culture of Japan!