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MEDAL OF HONOR - Arab American Honored
Michael A. Monsoor, USN (Seal)

We Remember WWII Veteran Rosette Harp
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APAAM joins Congressmen Ellison & Carson at the Pentagon for the 2008 Ramadan Iftar


APAAM also attended the U.S. Congressional Ramadan Iftar - and were invited by the
Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to celebrate Ramadan Iftar - click the links here to see the photos.

            
U.S. Congressional Iftar                                                   Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain Iftar

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We will never forget September 11th, 2001 (click to read message)

    - Over 3,500 Arab-Americans serve in the Armed Forces
    - Over 5,300 Arab/Muslim Americans served in the Civil War
    - Over 15,000 Arab Americans served in WWI
    - Over 15,000 Arab Americans served in WWII
    - Over 6,000 Muslims currently serve in the Armed Forces
    - Over 7% of the Armed Forces are foreign-born


We served in every War & Conflict since the Revolutionary War to include:
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Revolutionary War
    - Civil War
    - WWI,  WWII,  Korea,  Vietnam
    - Beirut Lebanon
    - Operation Desert Storm/Shield 1991
    - Operations in Kosovo
    - Operation Enduring Freedom
    - Operation Iraqi Freedom
    - The Global War on Terrorism - GWOT

   - APAAM members continually performing in the direct success and protection of our National Security
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NEWEST APAAM MEMBER - Airman Ali Farran, USAF

REMEMBERING IN DEARBORN - May 26, 2008

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Arab American Credited With Creating MRE's
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
:  Bill Bazzi, Staff Sergeant, USMCR
OPEN EDITORIAL:  Mahmoud El-Yousseph - "My Best Eid Ever"
IN THE NEWS:  Hesham Islam - American Forces Press Service
Discussion:  Should U.S. Muslims be Recruited to U.S. Military?
 

REMEMBERING IN DEARBORN - May 26, 2008

Pentagon Iftar - 2008
APAAM is honored at American Task Force on Palestine Gala
Vietnam Veteran - RON AMEN - Contributes to "OUR ARAB AMERICAN STORY OF."
APAAM Joins Congressman Keith Ellison at Pentagon Iftar in Washington, DC
Kingdom of Bahrain Ambassador invites APAAM to celebrate
Ramadan Suhoor

UZBEKISTAN EMBASSY - 2007 IFTAR
APAAM Member and WWII Veteran – NADIM MAKDISI dies at age 86


Click to read his story

 

Jamal Baadani appears on RIZ KHAN Show on Aljazeera English

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The founder of an association for Arab Americans in the military talks to Riz Khan....Riz Khan Arab-Americans Military founder association.

 

  APAAM meets with Yemen Defense Attache'
 
 Uniform of Jamal Baadani enshrined at the Arab American National Museum
   
   
WE MADE HISTORY - WE REMEMBERED
2007 DEARBORN, MICHIGAN MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

             IN MEMORY
          635-Soldier Death_001.jpgSameer Rateb, US Army

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PAST EVENTS

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LATEST NEWS & VIEWS

IN THE SPOTLIGHT:  Lieutenant Junior Grade Rami H. Islam, US Navy
OPEN EDITORIAL:  Mahmoud El-Yousseph - "My Best Eid Ever"
IN THE NEWS:  Hesham Islam - American Forces Press Service

IN THE NEWS - The Guardian: Sgt Benkabbou
WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING - About Sgt Hicham Benkabbou
OFFICIAL POSITION - Regarding Sgt Benkabbou
UPDATE on Sgt Hicham Benkabbou's Citizenship Case
IN THE SPOTLIGHT:  Bill Bazzi, Staff Sergeant, USMCR

JULY 2007 UPDATE - click here for more

VOICE OF AMERICA BROADCAST

ARAB NEWS ARAB AMERICANS FINALLY IN AMERICA

ARE WE SECOND CLASS CITIZENS

UNCLE SAM WANTS MUSLIMS TO SERVE

JAMAL BAADANI RESPONDS TO CRITICISM OF APAAM

SORTING OUT LIFE AS MUSLIMS AND MARINES

AFFECTS OF MIDDLE EAST EVENTS ON APAAM

WHY DOES AMERICA NEED ARAB AMERICANS IN IRAQ & THE MIDDLE EAST

A MOMENT OF PRIDE - A Perspective on the Miami Seven

FATHER of FORMER MARINE LASHES OUT AT APAAM

IN MEMORY - Marine Corporal Salem Bachar is REMEMBERED

SHAME ON TIM WELKER - WHERE IS HIS MILITARY DD214

REMEBERING THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES

72-HOUR TRIP BRINGS SOLDIER FROM IRAQ TO MOM'S BEDSIDE

SPOTLIGHT ON RESERVISTS - 1LT Eric Rahman

"DON'T ASK ME TO TAKE OFF THE UNIFORM." PARADE cover story

PEOPLE OF ARAB DESCENT UNFAIR TARGETS OF BIGOTRY

US MUSLIM SOLDIER DIES TRYING TO STOP SUICIDE BOMBER ATTACK

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OUSEF EL-YOUSSEPH, SON OF RETIRED USAF TECH SERGEANT DEPLOYED TO IRAQ

WE HAVE TO CHOOSE WHO AND WHAT WE WANT TO BE

OPEN LETTER TO MARINE CORPORAL WASSIF ALI HASSOUN

LEBANON NATIVE INJURED WHILE SERVING IN IRAQ

THE COMMUNITY IS TORN BETWEEN LOYALTY

ARAB AMERICAN SOLDIER DIES IN IRAQ

ARAB AMERICAN US MARINE INJURED IN FALLUJAH IRAQ

APAAM'S OWN-AWARDED THE BRONZE STAR


 

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