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Feature Article -Congressional Gold Medal for members of 442nd RCT, 100th Bn, and MIS


Click here to see what took place in Washington, DC 1-3 Nov 2011 to honor the members of the 442nd RCT, 100th Bn, and the Military Intelligence Service.

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Regional organizations are hosting  Congressional Gold Medal events around the country.  See the Calendar events below.



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 Many Thanks to the Generous Donations from our members and friends:

     General Scholarship Fund

Robert F. Nannini (OR)

Ranger Hirabayashi Scholarship Fund

Lynn Bettencourt (PA)

Etsu Masaoka Scholarship Fund

Grant and Amy Ujifusa (NY)

COL PHil Ishio Scholarship Fund

Constance N. Ishio (MD)

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Barabara Gardien (Wash DC)
Bryan Horikami (MD)
Judge Charles and Dorie Kabayashi (CA)
Col Bruce Hollywood, USAF (Ret) VA)

Round Robin and Advocate

CAPT Homer Yasui, USNR (Ret) and Miyuki (OR)

 Regional organizations are holding  Congressional Gold Medal programs as per schedule below:


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