Great anecdotes from William Chan (U.S. Army), Tony Lee (U.S. Air Force) and Fang A. Wong (U.S. Army)
ABOUT THE VETERANS
Fang A. Wong 黃宏達 was the first Asian American National Commander of the American Legion, the largest veteran’s organization in the United States. He served with a military intelligence unit for the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and retired from the U.S. Army in 1989 with the rank of chief warrant officer.
William Chan 陳永強 is a photographer with a degree from
the Fashion Institute of Technology and is currently a MFA candidate at the School of Visual Arts. He is an Iraq War veteran and was in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1999 to 2011.
Tony Lee is a Chapter Service Officer of Disabled American Veterans at Herald Square Chapter 126 in New York City. He trained for the Army Reserves as a medic and was activated for Desert Shield/Desert Storm in the Air Force. He served in the Reserves for 17 years. He has an MBA and just completed a second master’s degree to become a licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Victoria Moy was born and raised in New York’s Chinatown and currently lives in Los Angeles, where she is pursuing a MFA in Playwriting/Screenwriting/TV writing at the University of Southern California. She has written for Brooklyn Rail, Huffington Post, New York Press and other publications. She is a graduate of Yung Wing Public School 124, The Dalton School, and Dartmouth College.