BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20130824T000000Z DTEND:20130929T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The Oregon History Museum and Oregon Nikkei Endowment are proud to be one of seven hosts of the Congressional Gold Medal\, awarded to Jap anese American World War II veterans. The Medal was awarded in 2011 by the United States Congress to the 100th Infantry Battalion\, the 442nd Regime ntal Combat Team\, and the Military Intelligence Service in recognition of their exceptional service\, sacrifice\, and loyalty to America\, even whi le many of their parents and other family members were held in internment camps.\n\n<em>American Heroes&nbsp\;</em>was developed by the Smithsonian' s National Museum of American History in collaboration with the National V eterans Network and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Ex hibition Service. Accompanying educational materials were developed by the National Veterans Network in partnership with the Smithsonian Asian Pacif ic American Center.\n\nEducational app available at&nbsp\;<a href="http://">< /a>\n\nFor more information\, visit <a href=" pcoming/american-heroes.cfm" target="_blank"></a> or <a href="h ttp://" target="_blank">www.oregonnikkei. org</a>. SUMMARY:American Heroes: Japanese American World War II Soldiers and the Co ngressional Gold Medal URL:/en/events/2013/08/24/american-heroes-japanese-american-world-war-ii-so / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR