JAVA Advocate – Summer 2015

Read the JAVA Advocate, Summer 2015 edition.

Inside this issue:

  • Japanese American Admiral Assumes Command of US Pacific Command
  • New VA Clinic in New Mexico Honors Nisei Medal of Honor Recipient
  • JAVA Elects New Slate of Officers
  • President’s Message
  • Welcome New Members!
  • Three Medal of Honor Recipients Receive Highest Korean Medal for Gallantry Beyond the Call of Duty
  • VA Secretary Waives Resident-Rate Requirements of the Choice Act through December, 2015
  • A Message to JAVA from Ted Fujimoto
  • MIS Members with Brothers Serving in Japanese Imperial Forces during WW II
  • MIS Hawaii Sponsors National Reunion. Admiral Harris, Maj Gen Ishimoto and Dr. McNaughton are Principal Speakers
  • Varsity Victory Volunteers (V V V) Role in Activation of 442nd RCT
  • Prime Minister and Mrs. Abe Had Full Schedule of Events during State Visit. Abe Impressed with Nikkei Contributions to America; Meets Nisei Veterans in Washington, DC and California
  • Paul M. Nakasone Promoted to Major General as Commander of the Cyber Mission Force
  • Nisei’s Story of Her Experience in Manchuria
  • USS Boxer Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
  • JAVA Bids Farewell to LTC Yamashita and Welcomes LTC Okubo
  • JACL-JAVA Memorial Day Service at Arlington Cemetery
  • 100th Veterans Hawaii Celebrates 73rd Anniversary Banquet
  • JAVA Members Meet During Visit to Washington, DC
  • Meet the Generals & Admirals
    • Brigadier General Braden K. Sakai, USAF
    • Rear Admiral Alma M. Grocki, USN
  • News from UN’s Top Commander in Afghanistan
  • Maj Gen McKeague Speaks at the Annual Meeting of the National League of POW/MIA Families
  • BG Yee Returns for Stateside Duty after Deployment to Middle East
  • James Takemori, 442nd Veteran, 9th Degree Black Belt Judoist, Passes
  • Ted Teruo Wada, Highly Decorated 442nd and Korean War Veteran, Passes
  • Historical Novel Based on Personal Papers of Commander of MIS in Asia Pacific Theater
  • News from Veterans Organizations & Friends
  • Thank you, Donors!
  • JAVA Honor Roll
  • Japanese American Veterans Association Membership Application
  • Upcoming Events
  • Correspondence

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