Kiyo Sato, Air Force Veteran

  My father said of his children: “I don’t want anyone rich or famous. I just want nine good citizens.” And so it happened. My five brothers and I served in the military. Steve volunteered in 1942 immediately after the Pearl Harbor attack and was stationed at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, later transferring to the segregated 442nd […]

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February 15, 2016
Kathy Takayama

As part of our series “What Does a Woman Veteran Look Like”, Women Veterans Alliance would like to introduce you to Navy Veteran, Kathy Takayama. Story Updated October 17 Kathy Takayama grew up a U.S. Navy brat and followed in her father’s footsteps, serving for five years as a Navy officer. Her father retired as […]

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February 14, 2016
Mischa Weibel 150x150 - Meet Mischa Weibel, Air Force Veteran   (Vol I)

Both my parents were in the Air Force most of my early childhood.  I was born at Langley AFB and moved to Luke right before my 2nd birthday. That’s where I grew up.  I went to day care and eventually elementary school on the base until 5th grade, when my parents retired. They retired in […]

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