Japanese-American veterans of World War II salute during the national anthem at a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony Wednesday. Rep. Mike Hondas father, who served in the Military Intelligence Service after living in an internment camp, was among the honorees.
“It’s a country that can correct its mistakes,” he said, “but it has to have the courage.”
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.