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Armed Forces Day 2021 150 150 omcadmin

Armed Forces Day 2021

As always, Roberts Park in Oakland Hills was familiarly moist from water drops from majestic redwood trees on Armed Forces Day, 2021.  The forest remained quiet without the band playing patriotic music.  There were no military honors by boy-scout troops.   No speeches.  Due to pandemic concerns, our traditional memorial service again did not take place.…

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FFNV’S MEMORIAL SERVICE 480 640 omcadmin


The memorial service for Friends and Family of Nisei Veterans (FFNV) began in 1992 when Northern California E Company veterans of the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team planted a redwood tree in Oakland Hills in honor and memory of their buddies who never came home. The service this year on May 16 would have marked the 28th year of…

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A final decision on the annual reunion planned for October 18-22 has not been made but we will keep you informed. As much as we would like to honor our veterans and see you, the safety of everyone is our primary goal. Please check our Facebook page or for updates. Questions? Please contact Brian Shiroyama at [email protected] or…

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FFNV Memorial Service Cancelled 150 150 omcadmin

FFNV Memorial Service Cancelled

Friends and Family of Nisei Veterans has announced that its annual memorial service at Roberts Park, Oakland Hills, scheduled for May 16 this year, has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns.  Questions? Please contact Brian Shiroyama at [email protected] or 408-896-1021.

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FFNV Hosts A Membership Meeting 150 150 omcadmin

FFNV Hosts A Membership Meeting

Friends and Family of Nisei Veterans (FFNV) kicked off the year with its traditional membership meeting on Feb. 8 at Morgan Hill Buddhist Community Center.   The authentically restored WW II era jeep (by Tim and Ben Edes of Morgan Hill) configured with weapons used by soldiers of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (442 RCT) greeted…

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