Join our men and women Veterans from all branches of service and conflicts as they tell us in their own words about their experiences on this Veterans Day.
American Legion Cathay Post 384, American Legion Lt. BR Kimlau Post #1291, The Chinese American G.I. Project and the Chinese American Citizens Alliance are proud to present a retrospective program by Montgomery Hom, Executive Producer honoring Chinese American Veterans from the battlefields of WWII to the mountains of Afghanistan.
Ming-Na Wen, celebrated actress, and narrator for Montgomery Hom’s, Emmy nominated PBS documentary film, “We Served with Pride”, will be introducing the Veteran’s program and sharing her family’s legacy of service.
Watch them, Hear them, Honor them!
Chinese American G.I. This webinar is recognized by the Department of Defense, as a Commemorative Partner, as it celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the end of WWII. The webinar is the kickoff for a September 26, 2020 online ceremony to honor, Chinese American WWII Vets. The keynote speaker is Montgomery Hom, the Executive Producer for the California WII Ceremony, an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, author, and military historian.
We are taking a different approach, to explore Chinese American WWII history. Yes, you will get all the obligatory dates and places. But we will look at the war, through the lens of the world’s largest private collection, of Chinese American, military memorabilia. For example, we show a pair of boots, with a medal beside it, and then tell the rest of the story … about the hero who filled these shoes. We will roll a film clip from, We Served with Pride, featuring 15 Chinese American WWII Vets, who served, with uncommon valor, as a common virtue.
If you want to get a rare glimpse of the contributions of Chinese American Veterans. Or hear about women at war, and on the home front. Or just have a good time, don’t miss this session.