Craig and Dad (c. 1946)
On this Memorial Day 2010, I wish to pay tribute to my father – Dr. Robert Mitsuo Miyamoto (1913-1970) – a veteran of World War II, and a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps.
Dad worked as a field hospital surgeon in the European theater of operations.
As we remember those who gave their lives or were wounded in the wars, let’s also take time to remember those servicemen who repaired, revived, and otherwise tended to those who were injured on the front lines.
It’s a good day to reflect on Dad’s life as an Army doctor, and one of Hilo, Hawaii’s favorite general practitioners and surgeons.