PRESS RELEASE: December 18, 2012 – Vol. VII, No. 43

JAVA Mourns Loss of Honorary Chair

President Yamada offers condolences to family

Washington, DC. Japanese American Veteran Association President Gerald Yamada issued the following statement on the passing of Senator Daniel K. Inouye.

“The Nation lost a great American leader in the passing of Senator Daniel K. Inouye. He represented the best of his generation and the best of the Japanese American community. His unsurpassed accomplishments will inspire future generations as to what is possible to achieve in America. He was a devoted supporter of JAVA and was one of its Charter Honorary Chairs. We will always be appreciative of his sponsorship of legislative initiatives that were important to veterans and the Japanese American community. We will miss him, and our prayers are with his wife and family at this difficult time.”

On July 25, 2012, Senator Inouye (seated left) attended JAVA luncheon for Terry Shima at the China Garden, Rosalyn, Virginia. Seated with Inouye is President Gerald Yamada. Standing, L-R Executive Director Bruce Hollywood, Shima, Former Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki.


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