Rear Admiral Alma Lau Grocki, Major General William Chen, WWII Veterans
Video Transcript: Congressional Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony
Description: Rear Admiral Alma Lau Grocki and Major General William Chen recognize WWII veterans living in the Washington DC area — David Leo, Lindy Leo, Luther Chien, Austin Wah, Wah Bong Lee, Elsie Seetoo, and Robert M Lee. They represent over 20,000 Chinese Americans who served in the U.S. armed forces during WWII. Additionally, Andrew Huber of the Veterans Oral History Project at the Library of Congress talks about a national effort to uncover and preserve invaluable stories. An open mic then follows for all participants to share individual and family stories of service to country throughout America’s history.
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Theme: Family, Goverment
Subject: Veterans, Congressional Gold Medal, History