Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Historic Ceremony

November 2, 2011 at 11:00 am

U.S. Congress holds a ceremony to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Japanese-American veterans * of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442 Regimental Combat Team, and the Military Intelligence Service, United States Army, in recognition of dedicated service during World War II.

Participants: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV; Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY; House Speaker John Boehner, R-OH; House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA.

Location: CVC-Emancipation Hall, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

*This is a collective medal that will be stored at the Smithsonian. Bronze replicas can be purchased.

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