Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Army Pvt. Barney Hajiro proved his devotion to the U.S. during World War II when he repeatedly put his life on the line while fighting in Europe.
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During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, we honor one of the most storied units in U.S. military history.
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Army Pfc. Kaoru Moto is one of the few Japanese-Americans to have earned a Medal of Honor during actions taken in World War II.
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Army 2nd Lt. Daniel Inouye’s leadership and valor in WWII earned him the Medal of Honor, and it translated into a lifetime of Senate service.
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This Japanese-American joined the U.S. Army during World War II, but it wasn’t until Korea that his valor and devotion were recognized by all.
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