The Graybeards - KWVA - Korean War Veterans Association

The Graybeards - KWVA - Korean War Veterans Association

Members of Ch. #1 lobbied and petitioned state officials to rename the

H-2 Interstate Freeway the “Veterans’ Memorial Freeway,” in honor of veterans

of all wars. Photo courtesy of Louis Baldovi.

Ch. #1 President Jack Hirai presents a gift to Korean War veteran BG Irwin

Cockett, who retired in December as Director of the Office of Veterans

Services. Both were infantrymen in Korea in August of 1950. Photo courtesy

of Derek Inoshita, DoD.

Keynote Speaker Louis

Baldovi of Ch #1,

addresses a gathering on

the USS Missouri on Nov.

11, Veterans Day. Photo

courtesy of USS Missouri

Memorial Assn.

Marching unit of the Chapter #1 prior to the Annual Christmas Parade in

Kaneohe, HI. The unit placed second in the Senior Marching Unit category.

Photo by Louis Baldovi.

Jenny Qina, Korean Deligate, Col. Rowling and other attendees in group


The “Tell America” team of Ch. #1 following a presentation to the

University of Hawaii ROTC unit. Left to right in their white uniform: Louis

Baldovi, Moses Pakaki, Robert Hamakawa, James Takane, Thomas Tanaka,

Floranio Castillo, Col. (Ret.) Bert Nishimura & Nick Nishimoto, Ex POW.

Photo courtesy of UH ROTC Public Relations.

Attendees and Gen. Lee (I think per name tag.) in group photo.

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