Frank Kageta

Retirees recognize valorous World War II regiment

On Thursday afternoon Branch 37 of the Sons in Retirement (SIR) recognized four Japanese-American World War II veterans for their service in the 442nd Infantry Regiment. Decorated ...

Another View: Remembering heroes of war and at home

Watching on national news, I was proud that friends of mine, Northern California residents and WWII veterans Frank Kageta, Norm Kamada, Leo Hosoda and Jim Iso, were honored with fe ...

Gold and bronze tributes to honor area Japanese-American World War II veterans

As plans progress to honor Japanese-American veterans with a bronze monument, they might be getting sooner recognition in gold. The U.S. Senate voted unanimously to confer the Co ...

World War II soldiers honored

It was a day 67 years in the making. On Wednesday Placer County officials and members of the Japanese American Citizens League unveiled the first phase of a monument to honor the ...

Three Japanese-Americans who fought in World War II to be Veterans Day parade grand marshals

Frank Kageta said he felt like he always had something to prove. The Japanese-American combat veteran had been confined in a U.S. internment camp following the bombing of Pearl H ...