Join the Nisei Veterans Committee and us as we honor Nisei Veterans and celebrate the strong ties between Japan and the USA. Attendees will be able to take a tour of the NVC Memorial Hall and hear from Nisei veterans, as well as help welcome guests from the Japanese Self Defense Ground Forces and Joint Base Lewis McChord.
There is no admission cost, but space is limited.
Come celebrate our service men and women and our close partnership with Japan! We encourage active and veteran service members to take part in this event and connect with the community!
Special guest speakers include:
¨ Major General Willard M. Burleson III, Commanding General of the 7th Infantry Division, JBLM
¨ Major General Seiji Toriumi, Camp Jinmachi Commander, VCG 6th Division, JGSDF
¨ Ambassador James Zumwalt, CEO of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA
¨ Consul General Yoichiro Yamada, Consul General of Japan in Seattle
Timeline of Events
10 AM: Registration
10:45 AM: Welcome and Program from guest speakers
11:15 AM: Luncheon
12:30 PM : Special Presentation of Going for Honor, Going
12:50 PM: Eisa-Taiko Performance, OKK Taiko