Frank Kageta

Placer’s Japanese American vets to be honored

Placer County will pay tribute to its Japanese American World War II veterans Nov. 10 at a ceremony recognizing all who received the Congressional Gold Medal and Bronze Star Medal ...

World War II vet receives replica 442 sculpture

A single ticket drawn by Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery during last month’s Veterans Day luncheon led to a dramatic and surprising gift. The winning ticket-holder ...

Rocklin men receive Congressional Gold Medals

Two Rocklin men joined thousands of Japanese-Americans who fought in the fiercest battles of World War II for an overdue thank you from their country. Nearly seven decades after t ...

Rocklin World War II vets receive high honor

A Placer County contingent of Japanese-American combat veterans was in Washington, D.C. Wednesday to receive Congressional Gold Medals for their service in World War II with the 4 ...

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 ...