Captain Puletasi H. Wong-Mageo was one of the recipients of the 2014 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award on May 29. The General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award recognizes company grade commissioned officers and warrant officers in the Active Army, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard that demonstrate the ideals of “duty, honor, and country.” The award […]
By Cari Murotani Northwest Asian Weekly The fact that women ask Gene Moy to dance is not surprising, considering he knows all the steps to the various ballroom styles and has good rhythm. Moy dances several times a week and drives to
On Feb. 18, President Obama met with seven surviving Japanese American World War II veterans, all in their 90s, to thank them in person for their service.
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Winter Olympics begin on Friday, Feb. 7, in Sochi, Russia. Asian American athletes will be well represented, and here is a list of APIs to look for in the coming weeks.
By Jeffrey Osborn NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A military funeral consists of a number of ceremonial events including the firing of three
By Tristan Scott The Missoulian COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Tien Pham Windauer epitomizes the American dream, and somehow, he even manages to make it look easy.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly You don’t have to look farther than your own neighborhood or city to see amazing things happening for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Here is a list of people who are working hard or who have worked hard (or both!) to make our immediate world a better place. <!–more–> […]
On Nov. 2, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined in honoring 33 World War II Japanese American veterans from Washington state with the highest civilian award in the United States.
“I grew up in Louisiana. North, rural, segregated Louisiana. It wasn’t in the cards for me to be standing here, talking to you,” said Taylene Watson
On Friday, May 13, at New Hong Kong Restaurant, these 12 individuals will be distinguished for their career achievements and contributions to the community.