Students can win $100 from GFBNEC by entering their essay contest about the AJA World War II veterans who were awarded the Medal of Honor like Sadao Munemori from the 100th
Private First Class Sadao Munemori was awarded the Medal of Honor immediately following his selfless sacrifice to men. On April 5, 1945 at the Gothic Line, Munemori made a frontal, one-man attack through heavy fire and took out two machine gun nests. As Munemori returned to take cover with two squad members, a live grenade bounced off his helmet and rolled towards his comrades. Without hesitation, he dove on the grenade and smothered the blast with his own body. By his heroic action, he saved the lives of two men at the cost of his own. He was four months away from his 23rd birthday. 🇺🇸
To celebrate Medal of Honor Day in March, we’re giving away $100 to one eligible high school or college student with this prompt: What does the Nisei Medal of Honor legacy of courage, bravery or sacrifice mean to you?
HOW TO ENTER ON INSTAGRAM:
1) Choose one Medal of Honor Nisei veteran. Learn their story, their act of bravery/sacrifice, and the lessons of their service by researching goforbroke.org and additional resources.
2) Choose one to ten photos to upload in one post on Instagram.
3) Follow @gfbnec and use the hashtag #GFBNECStudentContest enter by end of day on March 20, 2020.
4) If we get five submissions in the next five days, we will receive a $50 matching donation, courtesy of Ryan Kawamoto, grandson of a Nisei veteran!