Asian Pacific American Firsts
The following is not an exhaustive list, and is provided here to give examples of Asian Pacific American achievers in their fields.

Arts
Civics & Government
Education
Journalism
Military
Nobel Prize Winners
Sciences
Sports
DoD Luncheon and Military Award
Ceremony — May 22

DoD to Observe Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Luncheon Ceremony
Asian Pacific Americans in U.S. Military History
Substantial numbers of Asian-Americans served in America's armed forces during World War II, but the total number is unknown.
More Information.
Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Poster
Asian Pacific Americans (APA) is an array of people with distinctly different cultural backgrounds that present a challenge in visualizing the complete group in a single design. View Poster.
AFRTS Radio and Television Reports
Defense Department salutes Asian Pacific Americans
Defense Department salutes Asian Pacific Americans
Last Updated
August 2, 2002