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October 2021, Volume 71, Issue 9

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National Veterans Network Celebrates 10th Anniversary of WWII Nisei Soldiers Congressional Gold Medal Award

On November 2, 2021, the National Veterans Network (NVN) will commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the historic day the Congressional Gold Medal was bestowed to Japanese American World War II veterans of the U.S. Army’s 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service by the United States Congress in Washington D.C. A 30-minute virtual event will take place on November 2, 2021, at 8:00pm EDT / 5:00pm PDT / 2:00pm Hawaii.


The NVC Foundation 2022 Scholarship Program

The NVC Foundation Scholarship Program will award up to five (5) $3,000 higher education scholarships in 2022. Four scholarships will be awarded through the Nisei Veterans Committee and NVC Foundation. The fifth scholarship will be awarded in commemoration of Colonel Jimmie Kanaya. Read more.

JAVA Research Team Needs Your Help!

Your JAVA Research Team (JRT) is looking for assistance in finding information during the Pacific Theater who benefited from intelligence gathered and passed on by NIsei soldiers. Also at the end of WWII, Caucasians who served alongside the Nisei MIS members.

2021 Medicare Annual Enrollment is October 15 - December 7

From now until December 7th, Medicare members have the opportunity to make changes to their Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans for the upcoming 2022 year. An annual plan review is important to understand how your costs for medical services and prescription drugs may change. Kara Mayeda can help you navigate these insurance plans.

Thank you for a Cup of Joe!

NVC has joined "Cup of Joe for a Joe", a Green Beans Coffee program that allows you to thank a member of the armed forces for their service with a hot, fresh cup of Green Beans Coffee and a personal message at over three dozen overseas bases where Green Beans Coffee has an outlet.