- A nursing home for veterans in Taiwan has issued an apology after enlisting the services of a lingerie-clad stripper to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.
- Viral footage filmed by an attendee shows one of the elderly vets getting a handful of breasts as the stripper “twerks” over his wheelchair.
- The stripper spent 15 minutes dancing for the retired army personnel, who are at the facility dealing with dementia and other disabilities.
- Taoyuan Veterans Home said it would be “more cautious” in the future.
- Commenters on social media were quick to defend the facility, saying the residents needed “to have some fun.”
A group of veterans in wheelchairs got more than mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival after a nursing home in Taiwan enlisted the services of a lingerie-clad stripper to celebrate the Chinese holiday.
The Taoyuan Veterans Home, a state-run facility for military vets, issued an apology for hiring the exotic dancer to perform for the seniors.
Tearful WWII vet says on his 100th birthday that current state of America is ‘not what they died for’
- On his 100th birthday, World War II veteran Carl Dekel lamented the current state of America in an emotional interview with Fox13.
- The Silver Star Medal awardee broke down in tears as he said that the fallen soldiers did not die in the war for what the country has now become.
- “People don’t realize what they have,” Dekel said. “The things we did and the things we fought for and the boys that died for it, it’s all gone down the drain. Our country is going to hell in a handbasket.”
- According to Dekel, he worries future generations won't have the same opportunities he had despite what he and his fellow soldiers fought for on the front lines.
- A recent survey by Pew Research Center reveals that 78 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the way things are going in the country due to its current economic and socio-political state.
A U.S. veteran who saw action in World War II lamented the current state of the country while celebrating his 100th birthday.
Carl Spurlin Dekel, who spent his special day on June 29 with friends and family, broke down in tears as he told Fox13 in an interview shared the day after that his fellow soldiers did not die in the war for what America has now purportedly become.
New York City’s Chinatown recognized and presented service medals to Chinese American World War II veterans for their service.
Hundreds of people gathered in New York City’s Chinatown on Saturday to attend the Chinese American Citizens Alliance’s veterans ceremony, according to The New York Post.
A San Jose community has recently unveiled a monument that honors the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) of South Vietnamese soldiers who fought invading northern soldiers and defended the provincial capital of Quang Tri during the Vietnam War.
In honor: The Quang Tri Victory Monument, which was unveiled on Saturday at History Park in San Jose, Calif., depicts soldiers raising a flag to commemorate their victory against the invading forces at the Quang Tri Citadel, according to event organizer Sam Ho, KPIX5 reported.
The United States Congress has officially awarded 50 Chinese American World War II veterans in Philadelphia with the Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony on Saturday.
“Long overdue”: Only a few hundred Chinese American veterans out of the more than 20,000 who enlisted during the war are still alive to this day, according to 6ABC.
Four living Chinese American veterans who served during World War II were awarded Congressional Gold Medals in Fresno, Calif., over the weekend.
Why this matters: Signed by former President Donald Trump in 2018, the Chinese American World War II Veteran Congressional Medal Act recognizes Chinese Americans for their dedicated service.
The estimated 20,000 Chinese Americans who fought under the American flag during World War II have been recently given official recognition by the United States Congress for their patriotism and service.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced its intention to terminate a parole program that intends to help Filipino World War II veterans and their families.
In an op-ed for The Hill published on Nov. 5., retired Major General Antonio Taguba has called out the decision to terminate the Filipino WWII Veterans Parole program.
Starting this semester, grade 11 history books in the San Francisco Bay Area will include information on the sacrifices of Filipino veterans during the second World War, filling a gap that has long been forgotten.
Cecilia Gaerlan, executive director of the Bataan Legacy Historical Society, hopes that this knowledge will eventually be available nationwide.
Dan Bilzerian, the savage king of Instagram, treated some lucky wounded veterans to an epic yacht party filled with half-naked women off the coast of Mexico.
Bilzerian posted the photo to his Instagram with the caption: