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Jun 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Japanese American WWI Veteran Gets Headstone 75 Years Later

Japanese American WWI Veteran Gets Headstone 75 Years Later

posted by Randall
World War I

U.S. soldiers March in WWI

We’ve heard a lot of late of the contributions of Japanese Americans who fought for the 442nd Infantry Regiment, the 100th Battalion, and the Military Intelligent Service.
 
But did you know there were Japanese Americans who not only fought for the United States in World War I, but were … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 9, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: GOP Removes Tasteless Tweet about Double Amputee Congresswoman

Blog: GOP Removes Tasteless Tweet about Double Amputee Congresswoman

posted by Randall

 

Tammy Duckworth

Illinois’ Rep. Tammy Duckworth spoke at the 2012 Democratic Convention.

 

By Ed Diokno

I expect to see the Queen of Hearts running around, yelling, “Off with their heads!”

Indeed, the Alice-In-Wonderland nature of this campaign season just keeps getting “curiouser and curiouser”.

 

The National Republican Senatorial Committee quickly deleted a Tweet posted … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 23, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Inquirer: Filipino American Vet Awarded Purple Heart 70 Years Later

Inquirer: Filipino American Vet Awarded Purple Heart 70 Years Later

posted by Randall

Purple HeartJesse Baltazar is a veteran of three wars and survived the Bataan Death March.

Yet the service of this Filipino American was never recognized because his military records were loss.

70 years later, Baltazar is finally being recognized in a big way, reports the Inquirer.

Baltazar received the purple heart for injuries he sustained … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 18, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on TFC: Injured Filipino American war veteran awarded a new home

TFC: Injured Filipino American war veteran awarded a new home

posted by Randall

American Flag If you’re the type of person that enjoys seeing people win a new car on The Price is Right, you’re going to love this story.

A Filipino American war veteran recovering from both war injuries and post traumatic stress syndrome has been awarded a mortgage-free home from the nonprofit organization Military Warriors Support Foundation, … Read more

Filipino American

Mar 28, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on ABC7: Veteran back from Afghanistan killed by suspected drunk driver

ABC7: Veteran back from Afghanistan killed by suspected drunk driver

posted by Randall

Andrew SilvaA Filipino American veteran who just got back from a tour of duty in Afghanistan was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver in the San Francisco Bay Area town of Fremont.

ABC7 news reports that 23-year-old Alexander Yohn has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter and felony hit and run in the death … Read more

Politics

Jul 30, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on KPCC: Developing the Next Generation of Asian American Political Leaders

KPCC: Developing the Next Generation of Asian American Political Leaders

posted by Randall

CAUSE Leadership AcademyThe Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment,  or CAUSE, hopes to develop the next generation of Asian American political leaders, reports KPCC

It’s summer leadership academy is working with a young group of nine Asian Americans who have expressed an interest in running for office.

“Basically our goal is to develop future leaders,” … Read more

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