Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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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Despite severe wounds, Army Staff Sgt. Rodney Yano saved his troubled helicopter from crashing during a firefight in Vietnam.
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Lt. Maxine Gardner talks about what the challenges and rewards of being the supply officer aboard USS Higgins (DDG-76). “I manage the ship’s budget, acquisition parts and items that are needed from day to day, also the food.  I manage the division …
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