JAVA Advocate – Spring 2014

Read the JAVA Advocate, Spring 2014 edition.

Inside this issue:

  • JAVA presents Courage, Honor, Patriotism Award to 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment
  • President’s Message
  • JAVA Speaker’s Bureau participates at UH at Hilo
  • Smithsonian 2014 Annual Day of Remembrance program combined with return of Congressional Gold Medal from 7 museum tour and WW II Veterans meeting with President Obama
  • Israel honors the late Senator Daniel Inouye’s legacy
  • Maryland Veterans Affairs Secretary Chow at JAVA luncheon
  • Idaho brothers receive long overdue military honors
  • Nisei Heroism in the Korean War—Gene Takahashi
  • Sakura Matsuri Street Festival provides unique opportunity to publicize the Japanese American story
  • JAVA speakers at Rockville High
  • Teri Takai is keynote speaker; Ambassador Malott receives highest JAVA Award at quarterly luncheon
  • News and Views from Army’s Topside
  • Ranking Japanese Army official visits National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism; receives briefing from JAVA officials
  • National Cherry Blossom Freedom Walk draws huge participation; Jodie Bernstein is keynote speaker
  • Confession of Error: The Solicitor General’s Mistakes During the Japanese-American Internment Cases
  • Meet the Generals & Admirals
    • Brigadier General Miyako Schanely
    • Brigadier General Keith Y. Yamashiro
  • JAVA speakers at Bryn Mawr High School in Baltimore
  • Thank you, Donors!
  • News from Other Veterans Associations
  • JAVA speakers at American Legion headquarters
  • GWU students clean Nat’l Japanese American Mem. to Patriotism
  • News from the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Taps
  • Free Lifetime Memberships to Veterans
  • From the Interim Editor
  • 2014 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage to honor Veterans
  • Japanese American Veterans Association Membership Application
  • JAVA speakers at Capital City Public Charter School in DC
  • Welcome New Members!
  • Upcoming Events
  • Correspondence

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