Community Focus – World War II AJA Soldiers to be Remembered in...

Community Focus – World War II AJA Soldiers to be Remembered in Oahu, Maui Memorial Services

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World War II AJA soldiers, their families and supporters will come together on Sunday, Sept. 25, in separate services on O‘ahu and Maui to remember fallen comrades of the Second World War.

The O‘ahu Joint Memorial Service, organized by Nisei Veterans Legacy, will honor veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Military Intelligence Service and the 1399th Engineer Construction Battalion. The service at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl will begin at 10 a.m. Former state Sen. Matt Matsunaga, son the late U.S. Sen. Spark Matsunaga, will be the speaker. Spark Matsunaga served with the 100th Infantry Battalion.

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