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Veterans Entrepreneur Training Support (VETS) Program Workshop

Bipartisan and Bicameral Group Introduce Legislation to Award Congressional Gold Medal to WWII Filipino Veterans Bill will recognize dedicated service of Filipino Veterans during World War II

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) today announced the introduction of legislation awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino Veterans of World War II. They were joined in this effort by Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Dean Heller (R-NV), Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Congressman Joe Heck (R-NV), Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA), Congressman Mark Takai (D-HI), Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Congressman [...] Continue Reading…

Looking for William Keahi Iaukea

VETERANS,Does anyone know William Keahi Iaukea on the Big Island or his familymember?  If so, could you please have them contact Garry from Australia (alphasix@boztek.com.au)who found William’s dog tags while in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.  

Jennifer

Faces Never Forgotten – Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Hawaiian Airlines Upcoming Article!

Its official… Hawaiian Airlines is writing an article for the Faces Never Forgotten ~ Vietnam Veterans Memorial for me.  Interview is tomorrow, it will come out in their Hana Hou Magazine April/May Issue. The magazine will be on every flight that Hawaiian flies for two months. I am sure it will bring in photos!!!  Iam over the top about this!  Aloha, Janna

PTSD RESOURCE LINK

RNtoBSN.org recently published a resource to help not only nurses, but anyone — family members, friends, co-workers — better understand and recognize PTSD. You can take a look here: http://www.rntobsn.org/resources/ptsd/.  It includes tools and information to empower education and career; and help non-healthcare workers understand more about PTSD.

The General’s Messenger (True Story)

June Morimatsu and Milton KaneshiroTHE GENERAL’S MESSENGERWritten by June MorimatsuDaughter of 442nd RCT veteran, Ralph Tomei of M CompanyWe graduated from Farrington High School in 1971, during the era of the war in Vietnam.  For some of the boys in our graduating class the future held the very real prospect of being drafted into the military.When my friend, Milton [...] Continue Reading…