Japanese diaspora
Postcards from the Diaspora: 100th Battalion /442nd Regimental Combat Team + M.I.S.

Postcards from the Diaspora: 100th Battalion /442nd Regimental Combat Team + M.I.S.

  WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov. 2, 2011) — More than 66 years after hostilities ended in World War II, 40 Americans were given the Bronze Star medals they deserved for combat service in that conflict. They were Japanese-American Soldiers who fought as part of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the 100th Infantry Battalion, and...

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The SDF in South Sudan

The SDF in South Sudan

The previous post on Japan’s SDF potentially taking part in a new peacekeeping operation in South Sudan led to some useful discussion in the comments section. The issue was back on the agenda this week with Ban Ki-moon touching down in Japan and requesting Japanese participation. To be clear, the South Sudan mission would be...

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Postcards from the Japanese diaspora: Teri Takai

Postcards from the Japanese diaspora: Teri Takai

  Teri Takai, Chief Information Officer, United States Department of Defense.  

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Postcards from the Japanese diaspora: Juniti Saito

Postcards from the Japanese diaspora: Juniti Saito

Lieutenant General Juniti Saito, commander of the Brazilian Air Force.

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