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    Army Veteran Warren Michio Tsuneishi served in the Military Intelligence Service as a translator during World War II, in Hawaii, the Philippines and Korea.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Vincent Okamoto

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Vincent Okamoto, who was the highest-decorated surviving Japanese-American Veteran of the Vietnam War.

  • Frank Wada: Which Side?

    People doubted Frank Wada’s loyalties because he was Japanese-American. However, Wada readily volunteered to fight for his country when given the chance.

  • 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.

  • Kazuo Yamaguchi: A Nisei Soldier of World War II

    Because Kazuo Yamaguchi was a Japanese American, the U.S. Army initially turned him away from a recruiting station during World War II. Yamaguchi was later drafted into the service, where he developed a sense of duty, honor, and an appreciation for his heritage.

  • AAPI Veterans honored through Congressional Gold Medals

    May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which offers a chance to look back on Veterans honored through Congressional Gold Medals.

  • 442nd Regimental Combat Team: Going for Broke

    The 442nd Regimental Combat Team, composed almost entirely of second-generation American soldiers of Japanese ancestry, was known as “Go for Broke.” Going for broke is thought to be a Hawaiian gambling slang that means to risk everything for a big win.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Yukio Kawamoto

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Yukio Kawamoto, who served as a translator during World War II and for President John F. Kennedy.

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