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Photo by: T.J. KIRKPATRICK

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), second from left, presents a Congressional Gold Medal to Mitsuo Hamasu, representing the 100th Infantry Battalion, from left, Susumu Ito, representing the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and Grant Ichikawa, representing the Military Intelligence Service, during a ceremony honoring Japanese-American veterans for their service in WWII in the Capitol Visitors Center in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 2, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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