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 (214)
Veterans' organizations (537)

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Louise Kashino Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-31-25)
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Beginnings of the Nisei Veterans Committee and the Women's Auxiliary

For the first hour of this interview, an additional camera crew from KCTS Television was also present.

Art Abe Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-206-28)
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Joining the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee, remodeling their original clubhouse
Masao Watanabe Segment 44 (ddr-densho-1000-103-44)
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Forming the Nisei Veterans Committee in recognition of unique wartime experiences

At the time this interview was taped, Mr. Watanabe was recovering from a recent series of cancer treatments.

Francis Mas Fukuhara Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-9-23)
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The Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee, beginnings and background
Hideo Hoshide Interview II Segment 36 (ddr-densho-1000-185-36)
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Involvement with the Nisei Veterans Committee newsletter for thirty years
Paul Bannai Interview II Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-150-10)
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Working on projects to recognize wartime experiences of Nisei veterans and Japanese Americans
Reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-4)
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General David A. Bramlett, a keynote speaker at the reunion of Nisei veterans.
Memorial service, reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-2)
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This service took place at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-1)
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Left to right: Debbie McQuilken, Senator Daniel Inouye, and General David A. Bramlett. The two men on the left are unidentified.
Memorial service, reunion of Nisei veterans (ddr-densho-8-3)
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Grandchildren of Nisei veterans of World War II stand at this memorial service, which took place at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Nisei veterans reunion (ddr-densho-8-5)
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This Nisei veteran reunion took place over Independence Day weekend. Shown here is keynote speaker, Four Star General Eric Shinseki.
JACL Legislative Education Committee plaque presentation at the Nisei Veterans Installation Banquet (ddr-densho-10-48)
img JACL Legislative Education Committee plaque presentation at the Nisei Veterans Installation Banquet (ddr-densho-10-48)
Caption on reverse: "Nisei Veterans Installation Banquet / March 25, 1989 / Presentation of Appreciation Plaques to: / L-R Nisei Veterans Committee Commander Mas Fukuhara / MIS-NW President John Ishii / from JACL-LEC Cherry Kinoshita Vice Chair of Operations."
JACL Legislative Education Committee plaque presentation at the Nisei Veterans Installation Banquet (ddr-densho-10-49)
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Cherry Kinoshita presenting plaques to Mas Fukuhara, Nisei Veterans Committee Commander, and John Ishii, MIS-NW President.
JACL Legislative Education Committee plaque presentation at the Nisei Veterans Installation Banquet (ddr-densho-10-50)
img JACL Legislative Education Committee plaque presentation at the Nisei Veterans Installation Banquet (ddr-densho-10-50)
Cherry Kinoshita presenting plaques to Mas Fukuhara, Nisei Veterans Committee Commander, and John Ishii, MIS-NW President.
Japanese American general (ddr-densho-14-5)
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General Eric Shinseki was a keynote speaker during a banquet at a reunion of Nisei veterans.
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