WWII HERO – U.S. Army photo by Eboni L. Myart



 Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, left, applauds Shinyei “Rocky” Matayoshi, for his extraordinary heroism in action, which led to him being awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon on June 7, 2011. Technical Sergeant Matayoshi was the platoon sergeant in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II.

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