“Flying Tigers and Chinese in Wartime America” a Northwest China Council Workshop held at Portland State University September 8, 2012 featured veterans of the 14th Air Service Group and 987th Signal Company / 14th Air Force Flying Tigers Combined Reunion held concurrently in Portland and local Chinese American “Old Timers” who told stories of their experience during WWII in China and at home in Chinatown Portland. Dr. K. Scott Wong, Professor of History and Public Affairs at Williams College and author of Americans First: Chinese Americans in the Second World War gave introductory remarks and was keynote speaker at the Northwest China Council Dinner held that evening. Multimedia presentations by Sheldon and Christina Lim were highly interesting contributions by second generation Chinese American Flying Tigers. Sheldon and Christina are co-authors of In the Shadow of the Tiger: The 407th Air Service Squadron, 14th Air Service Group, 14th Air Force, World War II .
Additional information is posted on the Northwest China Council web site at http://www.nwchina.org/programs/120908FT.htm
and an article by Victoria Moy about the 2011 veterans reunion at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/victoria-moy/chinese-american-wwii-vets_b_989073.html