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Brothers in Arms

Veterans from the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team …

Calvin Ninomiya (Discover Nikkei)

Nisei Veteran, U.S. Treasury Official Calvin Ninomiya Passes

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — Calvin Ninomiya, Esq., retired chief counsel …

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Go For Broke’s Charity Poker Tournament

GARDENA — The Go For Broke National Education Center will …

Veterans took part in the ceremonial folding

AARP Sponsors Homecoming of Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON — On Feb. 19, AARP sponsored the homecoming of …

Masao and Scott Takahashi join soldiers at Camp Irwin in San Bernardino.

JAs in Combat Focus of Talk at JANM

Go For Broke National Education Center will host a panel …

Sen. Daniel Inouye

JAVA Establishes $5,000 Scholarship Honoring Sen. Inouye

WASHINGTON – Starting in 2014, a $5,000 memorial scholarship honoring …

President Barack Obama returns a salute from Tommie Okabayashi, one of the members of a group of Japanese American World War II veterans, during a meeting on Feb. 18 in the Oval Office to congratulate them on their Congressional Gold Medal. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Obama Meets Nisei World War II Veterans

WASHINGTON — On Feb. 19, 1942, following the attack on …

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I Do Solemnly Swear

Harumi “Bacon” Sakatani, incoming president of the Japanese American Korean …

From left: Bob Jackson, AARP Texas state director; retired Maj. Gen. Tony Taguba; Charlene Hunter-James, AARP Texas Executive Council member; Stephen Menick, writer and director of “Honorable Journey”; Daphne Kwok, AARP vice president of multicultural markets and engagement.
(Photo courtesy of Holocaust Museum Houston)

AARP’s Sponsorship of CGM Exhibit Culminates in Houston

WASHINGTON – AARP sponsored the Smithsonian’s seven-city tour of the …

For the first time in 70 years, Don Chikara Oka (right) met Donald Keene in Los Angeles at a hotel near the airport. They both served in the JICOPA (Joint Intelligence Center of Pacific Ocean Area) in Hawaii. (Photo courtesy of Ted Oka)

70 Years of Friendship

By RYOKO OHNISHI, Rafu Staff Writer
“I am the first Japanese …

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