Consul General and Mrs. Hirakoba attend Memorial Day Service for Japanese-American Veterans (May 29, 2017)


     Consul General and Mrs. Hirakoba attended the 71st Annual Community Memorial Day Service for Japanese American Veterans at Fairmount Cemetery in Denver on Monday, May 29th, 2017. This memorial service is held every year in May on Memorial Day in honor of Japanese American Veterans who were members of the U. S. Army 442nd and other regiments during World War II. Approximately 180 Japanese-American veterans, their families, and members of related Japanese-American organizations attended the ceremony.