Sudden change in status

Sudden change in status

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When I was ready to get shipped over, then they had a memo that said If your name is on this board, call the Desk Sergeant. So I said, Hey, my name's on the board. Why is it? -- and this is to be shipped out now. He says, Oh, that means you're probably getting a discharge or something. I said, Wait a minute; can't be! He said Well, let me look up your file. And then he said EM, enlisted man, is candidate for the Olympic team. Then he said, Where would you like to be stationed? So it was a complete turnaround.

Date: December 20, 1999
Location: Hawai`i, US
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum.

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