The Nisei Veterans Committee and NVC Foundation and its community of members, volunteers, supporters, and friends successfully commemorated the 78th Annual Nisei Veterans Memorial Day Service at the well-manicured and historic grounds of Lake View Cemetery on Seattle’s scenic Capitol Hill. It was a historic event highlighted by the distinguished participation of our Keynote Speaker, The Honorable Erika Moritsugu.
On Saturday, May 27, Memorial Day weekend, members of Pack and Troop 252 from the Seattle Betsuin Temple continued a long tradition of placing US Flags on the graves of our Nisei Veterans at Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery. Most of the veterans buried in the cemetery were members of the 442nd RCT and MIS during WW II.
Remarks by The Honorable Erika Moritsugu, guest speaker at the NVC Memorial Day Service on May 29th at Lake View Cemetery in Seattle. …TODAY, WE REMEMBER the men and women who served valiantly in the 100th Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion, the Military Intelligence Service, the Women’s Auxiliary Corps, and the Army Nurse Corps during World War II…
The National Veterans Network, Go for Broke National Education Center, and Korean Americans for Political Action are proud to announce that Colonel Young-Oak Kim was inducted into the 2023 Officer Candidate School (OCS) Hall of Fame for Superior Valorous Service at the National Infantry Museum in Fort Benning, Georgia on May 1, 2023.
June’s Nisei Lunch featured a Hawaiian plate lunch menu consisting of Mochiko Chicken Wings, green salad, a scoop of Hawaiian Mac Salad, a scoop of rice and Nimono prepared by Chef Shinbo. For dessert, volunteer Sue Beeson prepared a fabulous strawberry shortcake.
NVC has joined “Cup of Joe for a Joe”, a Green Beans Coffee program that allows you to thank a member of the armed forces for their service with a hot, fresh cup of Green Beans Coffee and a personal message at over three dozen overseas bases where Green Beans Coffee has an outlet.