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MARCH 2024, VOLUME 74, ISSUE 3

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On Saturday, February 24th, Rear Admiral Takaaki Hayamizu, the Defense and Naval Attaché, Embassy of Japan in the United States, paid his first visit to Seattle as a featured speaker for the 9th Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) at NVC Memorial Hall.   Rear Admiral Mark Sucato, Commander, U.S. Navy Region Northwest also keynoted the event organized by Japan-America Society of the State of Washington in partnership with the Nisei Veterans Committee and supported by the National Association of Japan America Societies (NAJAS) and Sasakawa USA. 

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DAY OF REMEMBRANCE 2024

Four NVC members — Allen Nakamoto, Bob Nakamura, Danny Ing, and Dale Kaku — presented the colors for the Day of Remembrance observation on the floor of the Washington State House of Representatives on February 19.  

DALE KAKU: ORDER OF THE RISING SUN, GOLD AND SILVER RAYS

On February 12, a conferment ceremony and reception were held at the official residence of Consul-General of Japan in Seattle Makoto Iyori and his wife, Yuko, to congratulate Dale Kaku, former commander of the Nisei Veterans Committee, on his receipt of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays.

EMERALD DOWNS – JOIN “A DAY AT THE RACES” ON JUNE 2, 2024

Save the date and come join in the fun and excitement of live Thoroughbred Horse Racing at Emerald Downs Racetrack located in Auburn, WA, on Sunday, June 2, 2024. The “Day at the Races” event has become a very popular event over the years.  Please join us for a fun afternoon of good food and good company.

REPLACEMENT OF MEDALS AND DECORATIONS

Have you misplaced or lost your well-deserved decorations and medals?  Don’t despair! You can request a replacement medal, award, and decoration.

GO FOR BROKE LEGACY SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 14, 2024

The Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) is pleased to announce the continued expansion of our Next Gen Programming through the revamping of our GFB Legacy Scholarships and 3rd Annual Lawson Iichiro Sakai Memorial Scholarship program.