Celebrating The 80th Anniversary Of The 100th Infantry Battalion


In 2010, a Congressional Gold Medal was awarded to Japanese-American World War II veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service. Courtesy of the Hawaii Tribune-Herald.


Dear Members and Friends of JASH, On June 12, 1942, the 100th Infantry Battalion was formed to serve the U.S. military during World War II. During a time of distrust towards the Japanese, this segregated unit was originally comprised of Nisei soldiers from Hawaii. In the face of adversity, prejudice, and discrimination because of