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22 Asian Americans Inducted into Hall of Heroes __ Here is a story about the induction of 22 Asian Americans into the Hall of Heroes. Learn about the awards and what what President Clinton had to say about the inductees. - illustrated - From -

Asian-Americans have long, proud history in U.S. military US Air ... __ You will find a fairly extensive article about Asian-Americans and the military, both civilian and military positions. - From US Air Force / -

Asian Americans are woven into fabric of U.S. military __ A general overview of Asians in the military. - From - 

Category:Asian Americans in the United States Military __ Index of subject related articles found in Wikipedia - From wikipedia -

DefenseLink News Article: An Asian Pacific American Timeline __ "The following is an extract of significant dates in Asian Pacific American contributions to DoD and the nation that were compiled by Robert L. Worden of the Library of Congress for a calendar produced by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute:" - From U.S. Department of Defense - 

Merrill's Marauders - The Marauders Samurai __ "These 15 men volunteered to serve their country in the Military Intelligence Service even though some where forced from their homes and livelihoods, and moved to remote internment camps. Yet once in the service of the Military Intelligence Service, all 15 volunteered a second time for a "Dangerous And Hazardous Mission", and became members of the 5307th Composite Unit Provisional, better known as "Merrill's Marauders". These heroes, along with the Marauders, were in constant combat deep behind enemy lines in the Jungles and mountains of Burma. One can only imagine what would have happened to them if captured by the Japanese. Doubling as interpreters while with the Marauders they were involved in many acts of heroism. In the face of danger they acted with total disregard for their own safety, using their knowledge of the enemy and the Japanese language, they saved countless lives of their brother Marauders." Read the whole story. - illustrated - From - 


Nisei WWII MIS veterans __ "The site has its origins in the telling of the patriotic Nisei experience during WWII when American citizens of Japanese ancestry were denied some of the most basic civil rights. On these pages you will find compelling stories of their WWII experience in the European, African, and Pacific theaters as well as on the Homefront." - illustrated - From -

Voices of Asian American veterans __ "On April 28, University of Massachusetts Boston’s Asian American Studies Program (AASP) held an intergenerational veterans forum which brought together veterans from all walks of life. Some of them served the country as early as World War II, while others are currently serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. They came together to share stories, talk about their commitment to service, and reflect about identity and the meaning of patriotism." A news article. - From -


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