May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and a recent VAntage Point Blog post took a look back on AAPI veterans honored through Congressional Gold Medals.
Nisei soldiersThe 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team fought in the European campaign during World War II.
Their valiant service was an integral part of the Allied victory over Axis forces in World War II.
PHOTOS: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Army during World War IIThe Filipino Veterans of World War II received a Congressional Gold Medal Oct. 25, 2017, during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol.
Chinese AmericansFive Chinese-American veterans were recognized in a ceremony celebrating their service during a Congressional Gold Medal event in January of 2019 at VA’s Central Office in Washington, D.C.