Harris Shirakawa

Sexo Male
Fecha de Nacimiento 1930-8-12
Lugar de Nacimiento Clatskanie OR, U.S.A.
Inducted 1951-2-13, Philadelphia PA
Tipo de Alistamiento Volunteer
Afiliación Militar Army
Tipo de servicio prestado War
Tipo de unidad militar Combat
Unidades a las que sirvió 508th Airborne RCT

5th Inf. Div.

6th Inf Div.

79th Inf. Div.-USAR

83rd Inf. Div.- USAR

Especialidad militar Company grade combat officer
Asignado USA - Camp Pickett, VA; Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, PA; Ft. Benning, GA; Ft. Ord, CA;
Retirado Ft. Ord, CA
Responsabilidad en la unidad Infantry Basic Training
Responsabilidad individual Unit Command; Regimental Asst. Adjutant; Training Officer; Special Court Martial Defense Counsel.
Condiciones de Vida All Garrison duty assignments. Quite acceptable under wartime circumstances.
Recuerdo más vívido de la experiencia militar First parachute jump.
Lo que más extraño durante su tiempo en las fuerzas armadas Free time for personal discretionary use.
¿En lo personal, qué obtuvo de su experiencia militar? Most significant result of military experience: attaining maturity overnight.

Inner reflections: The early recognition and appreciation of the different values from my Japanese heritage and integrating its positive aspects into my life provided a basis for achievement.,

Información adicional Completed six years of college in 3 yrs. Kent State and Wharton School-Univ. of Pennsylvania.

Member of first COBOL Compiler Development team - RCA

Management positions in early space programs. RCA-GE Cape Canaveral

Vice President - General Electric

Board of Directors - Toshiba Electronic Services Co.

Board of Directors - UNICEF, Travelers Aid, International Institute, Cincinnati, OH.

Played organized ice hockey - Tokyo, Japan.

Instructor/lecturer - graduate and undergraduate evening colleges - 20 years (Ruthgers Univ.; Penn State Univ.; Florida Inst. Tech; Univ. of Cincinnati.)

Retired from GE 1993.

Current Occupation: Marketing Consultant.



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