The 13th Annual Joint Memorial Service (JMS), honoring Japanese American Soldiers in World War II, will be held at 9:30 am on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.
The theme for this celebration is: “Remembering their sacrifice by challenging ourselves.”
Tom Coffman, author of books on the history and political development of Hawai’i, will be our keynote speaker.
Nisei veterans and their personal care attendants who would like to arrange for transportation to attend this ceremony should call 949-7997 (Mon-Thu) by September 14, 2018.
We hope that all Nisei veterans who can join us will take advantage of this free service.
For further information about the JMS, please contact Larry Enomoto, (808) 255-8971, JMS Co-Chair.
Comments Off on 13th Annual Joint Memorial Service
To All 442nd Veterans, Families and Friends
On June 25, 2018, the California State Senate will be passing a resolution honoring the 75th anniversary of the formation of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. The Go For Broke National Education Center wishes to extend an invitation to our veterans, families and friends in Hawaii in hopes that some can join us in Sacramento for this event.
Here is an informational letter on the event.
Download (PDF, 960KB)
For any questions and to attend, please contact Ms. Erin Sato of the Go For Broke NEC.
Comments Off on CA State Senate Resolution honoring 75th Anniversary of 442nd RCT formation
On Sunday, June 17 from 3:00 pm, the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans Club will have a free multimedia music concert by the duo No No Boy from Providence, Rhode Island at the 100th Clubhouse on Kamoku Street. Their songs highlight the Asian-American experience including the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. They will be performing with Joy Teraoka, the widow of 100th veteran Dr. Denis Teraoka of Dog Company, who performed with various professional music groups while interned in Heart Mountain and currently performs with the well-known local group, The Ebb Tides. See flyer below.
Parking is at Ala Wai Elementary School.
Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve a seat by June 10 by contacting Jayne Hirata, 100th Club office manager at (808)946-0272 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, if someone would like to have the No No Boy duo come to their venue to perform or to speak, please contact Jayne. They will be in Hawaii from June 12 to 21.
Mahalo for your support!
Download (PDF, 196KB)
Comments Off on Free Fathers Day (June 17) Concert at the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans Clubhouse, Oahu
The 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team/Military Intelligence Service/1399th Eng Construction Battalion Veterans & the Friends & Family of Nisei Veterans (FFNV) Las Vegas Mini-Reunion 2018
This year’s annual reunion hosted by the Friends & Family of Nisei Veterans (FFNV) will be held at the California Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas in October. Some of us are again joining with Lawson Sakai’s FFNV group. It was so enjoyable and fun last year
Attend and you will be able to meet friends and families of the 100th, 442nd, MIS, 1399 and other friends from the West Coast and other areas. There will be a welcome banquet on Monday nite (15th) and and a farewell banquet luncheon on Wednesday (17th). We’ll as usual have our own Hospitality Room. We have several days of slot tournaments, shopping excursions and of course all the gambling you wish for.
A group tour is being organized from Hawaii for the dates of October 14 to October 19, 2018 (5 nights). See the Registration form below.
The payment deadline to join the tour is Tuesday, August 8th.
Any questions, call S&D member and tour organizer Ann Kabasawa at 781-8540 or e-mail at email@example.com.
ALL ARE WELCOME TO COME AND HAVE FUN!!!!
Download (PDF, 65KB)
Comments Off on Las Vegas Mini-Reunion 2018 registration
Aloha to the families and friends of the Sons and Daughters of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team,
Dear Members and Friends,
The time will soon arrive for Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr. to complete his current assignment as the 24th Commander, United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) to become the United States Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Australia.
We encourage you to still register to attend the special Aloha Luncheon for Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr. and his wife Ms. Bruni Bradley. For many, many years Admiral Harris has been a staunch supporter and admirer of the Nisei veterans including our fathers of the 442nd RCT and has spoken at anniversary banquets and other 442nd related events.
The Aloha Luncheon will be on Saturday, April 21, 10:30 to 2:30 at the Hale Koa Hotel, DeRussy Hall 2nd floor, 2055 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Hawaii. The flyer/registration form for the Aloha Luncheon can be found below.
There are already a number of members registered and anyone else interested in attending to honor and thank Admiral Harris and his wife should submit the registration form with payment to the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans no later than March 28. DeRussy Hall can hold up to 370 people so let’s fill the hall with the maximum of 370 Harris well-wishers for their continuing service to our country!
Mahalo nui loa,
Sons and Daughters of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team officers
Fill out the reservation form and submit with total payment BY MARCH 28, 2018 to the following receiving organization:
100th Infantry Battalion Veterans
520 Kamoku Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96826
Download (PDF, 932KB)
Comments Off on ATTENTION – March 28, 2018 payment deadline for Aloha Luncheon Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr.