• #VeteranOfTheDay Army National Guard Veteran John R. D’Araujo Jr.

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army National Guard Veteran John R. D’Araujo Jr. D’Araujo served during the Vietnam War and reached the rank of major general in the Army National Guard.

  • Don Seki: Japanese American War Hero

    Noboru “Don” Seki served as a member of the 442nd Regiment, an Army unit of Japanese American soldiers, during World War II.

  • Daniel Inouye: Nisei With Honor

    Daniel K. Inouye served during World War II in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. During an attack on a German ridge in San Terenzo, Italy, Inouye was badly injured and lost his right arm to a rifle grenade attack. He later received the Medal of Honor for his actions in Italy. After the war, he became a lawyer and was active in Hawaiian politics. He became Hawaii’s first representative to the House and then a U.S. senator.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Thomas Hema

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Thomas Friday Keahanui Hema, who fought in World War II and died defending Pusan during the Korean War.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Robert Kuroda

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Robert T. Kuroda from Hawaii, who posthumously received a Medal of Honor for his actions during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran ShaDonna McPhaul

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran ShaDonna McPhaul, who founded an organization dedicated to helping homeless Veterans.

  • On a Day of Infamy, Remember

    Marking the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Department of Veterans Affairs looks back at the events that lead the US to enter WWII.

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