The Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii will hold a National Reunion of MIS veterans – with the theme of "Keeping the MIS Legacy Alive" this weekend at the 100th Battalion Veterans Clubhouse on March 27 and at Fort DeRussy on March 28th.
Events include an opening social, dinners and workshops as well as a grand opening ceremony for "America's Secret Weapon," a new exhibit at the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, followed by museum tour. Army Historian James McNaughton, author of the book "Nisei Linguists," will also be speaking.
A reunion luncheon banquet will also be held at the Hale Koa Hotel DeRussy Ballroom. Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, will be speaking.
Reunion participants will also have the opportunity to go on optional tours of the USS Arizona Memorial, Battleship Missouri Memorial, the Pacific Aviation Museum, the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl and a visit to the Hawaii State Legislature for Senate and House recognition of World War II MIS veterans.
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