Veterans' organizations

Serving in the U.S. military during World War II despite the incarceration was a defining experience for many Nisei (second-generation Japanese American) men. Even as their members age, Nisei veterans' organizations continue to be active community groups.

Military service (88)
Veterans' organizations (273)

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National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-386)
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Greeting the Hawaii delegation at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Three nisei veterans (ddr-densho-114-274)
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Three nisei veterans admiring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team "Go for Broke" shirt.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-736)
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Hiroshi Miyamura, a Medal of Honor recipient, placing a wreath at the Public Safety Building monument in downtown Seattle.
Dinner at Maneki Restaurant (ddr-densho-114-451)
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Members of the Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC) and Kendo Club meet to officially transfer the deed of Kendo Hall to the NVC.
Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-202)
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Members of the Women's Auxiliary Club operating a booth at the bazaar. This bazaar was held at the Nisei Veterans Committee Hall.
National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-340)
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This reunion dinner took place in the Grand Ballroom at the Olympic Hotel.
Golf tournament dinner (ddr-densho-114-206)
img Golf tournament dinner (ddr-densho-114-206)
Participants of the Nisei Veterans Committee golf tournament eating a celebratory dinner in Chinatown.
Nisei veteran (ddr-densho-114-561)
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Hiroshi Miyamura, a Medal of Honor recipient, is autographing books at Nisei Veterans Committee Hall.
Hawaiian musical group (ddr-densho-114-372)
img Hawaiian musical group (ddr-densho-114-372)
As part of a promotional tour, this group is performing at the Nisei Veterans Committee Clubhouse.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-638)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-638)
This memorial service, held at the Public Safety Building in downtown Seattle, is part of the National Nisei Veterans Reunion.
Golf Tournament (ddr-densho-114-456)
img Golf Tournament (ddr-densho-114-456)
Golf Tournament sponsored by the Nisei Veterans Commitee.
Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-201)
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These ladies are preparing sushi for a bazaar sponsored by the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee. This bazaar was held at the Seattle Buddhist Church.
Footrace (ddr-densho-114-464)
img Footrace (ddr-densho-114-464)
This family outing to Pine Lake was part of the National Nisei Veterans Reunion.
10th Anniversary Movie (ddr-densho-114-215)
img 10th Anniversary Movie (ddr-densho-114-215)
This event took place at the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Hall.
Reunion dance (ddr-densho-114-440)
img Reunion dance (ddr-densho-114-440)
This dance, part of the National Nisei Veterans Reunion, took place in the Spanish Ballroom of the Olympic Hotel.
Installation dinner and dance (ddr-densho-114-234)
img Installation dinner and dance (ddr-densho-114-234)
This dinner and dance, sponsored by the Nisei Veterans Committee and the Women's Auxiliary Club, was held in the Winsor Room at the New Washington Hotel.
National Nisei Veterans Reunion (ddr-densho-114-502)
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Congressman Spark Matsunaga greeting supporters at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Congressman Matsunaga was the keynote speaker at the reunion event held at Seattle's Olympic Hotel.
Fishing on Pine Lake (ddr-densho-114-429)
img Fishing on Pine Lake (ddr-densho-114-429)
This family outing to Pine Lake was part of the 1964 National Nisei Veterans Reunion.
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