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2022 Korean War Veterans Tribute & Speaker Forum (Sept. 10)

Updated: Sep 8

We regret to inform you that the Korean War Tribute at Tanaka Farms on Saturday 9/10/22 has been postponed. Due to the forecasts of rain and lightning, the decision was made for the safety of our participants and guests. We hope to have a replacement date that you will be able to attend.

Thank you for your interest in this event and your continued support of our veterans.

-Veterans Memorial Court Alliance


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VETERANS MEMORIAL COURT ALLIANCE in conjunction with Kazuo Masuda

Memorial VFW Post 3670, Gardena Nisei Memorial Post 1961, Tanaka Farms

and OCO Club proudly present: 2022 KOREAN WAR VETERANS TRIBUTE & SPEAKER FORUM


September 10, 2022

11 a.m. luncheon, 12 p.m. program

Tanaka Farms, 5380 3/4 University Drive, Irvine, CA 92612

Business casual & dressy Aloha attire.


Admission and luncheon are complimentary with confirmed reservations. RSVP by 9/2/22 to VMCAEVENTS@gmail.com or Kristyn Hayashi (714) 393-3517.


The program will include a panel of four Korean War veterans who will share their experiences during the conflict, as well as presentation of the Ambassador for Peace Medal to Korean War Veterans by the Consul General of Korea. The four JA Korean War veterans participating in the panel are: Robert Wada, Bacon Sakatani, George Iseri, and Min Tonai, all of whom have been interviewed by the Go For Broke National Education Center’s Hanashi Oral History Program.


The program will open with a recorded welcome address by Hershey Miyamura, a Korean War Medal of Honor recipient, our nation’s highest military award for valor.


There will be a photo display of the Japanese American soldiers who were Killed in Action (KIA) during the Korean War. These names are on the Korean War panel of the Japanese American National War Memorial Court located at 244 S. San Pedro Street. in Little Tokyo.

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