Hosts Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Observances
The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness,
S. C. Chu, will host a luncheon and awards ceremony
tomorrow in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
The event will be held from noon until 2 p.m. EDT at the Crystal
Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington,
Va. Chu is the keynote speaker for the event. More
in the United States Military during the Korean War Many
Asian-Americans also served in combat units in Korea. Some were
recognized for bravery on the battlefield. Unlike in World War
II when there was the Japanese-American 442dRegimental
Combat Team, there were no separate Asian-American units during
the Korean War. More
The following is not
an exhaustive list, and is provided here to give examples of
Asian-Pacific-American achievers in their fields.