Tag: Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Army family legacy inspires Asian American Pacific Island Heritage Month observance

Army family legacy inspires Asian American Pacific Island Heritage Month observance

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Honor, tradition and legacy are a significant part of what it means to be part of the U.S. Army. Everyone has a different story, and this Asian American Pacific Island Heritage Month presented an opportunity for a particularly inspiring one.

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World War II unit stands among the Army’s most decorated

World War II unit stands among the Army’s most decorated

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 1940, Mitsuo “Ted” Hamasu was working in the sugar cane fields of Hawaii, as well as on a second job as a carpenter’s assistant for his uncle.

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Schofield library named for Medal of Honor recipient

Schofield library named for Medal of Honor recipient

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Not everyone can maintain composure when the aircraft he’s in starts to lose control. But that’s just what this Medal of Honor recipient did, despite being severely wounded while it was happening.

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Sea Dragons pay homage to the spirit of aloha

Sea Dragons pay homage to the spirit of aloha

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the theme, “Many Cultures, One Voice: Promote Equality and Inclusion,” the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command treated attendees from throughout U.S. Army-Pacific with ethnic food, traditional hula dance and an inspirational account of the effects of equal opportunity as it hosted an Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Observance ceremony, May 11, here.

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May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated each May to recognize the contributions of Asian and Pacific Americans.
Congress passed a joint congressional resolution in 1978, establishing the first week of May as Asian American Heritage Week.

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News Briefs: May 8, 2015

News Briefs: May 8, 2015

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Send announcements for Soldiers and civilian employees to news@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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USARPAC community celebrates diversity

USARPAC community celebrates diversity

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The event was dedicated to recognizing the many contributions of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage ancestry, but also served to educate the community,” said Sgt. 1st Class Rita Washington, Equal Opportunity advisor, 25th Infantry Division.

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News Briefs: May 9, 2014

News Briefs: May 9, 2014

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Send announcements for Soldiers and
civilian employees to news@
hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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94th AAMDC celebration embraces cultural values

94th AAMDC celebration embraces cultural values

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Americanism is not and was never a matter of race or ancestry.”

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Asian Pacific heritage observed

Asian Pacific heritage observed

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 25th Infantry Division hosted its annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month observance at the Sgt. Smith Theater, May 17.

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