Hideo "Bob" Kaichi was born in 1921 in Hawaii. He enlisted in the Army in 1943 and served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team,
34th Infantry Divison, 2nd Battalion, Company H. While serving, he was awarded a Silver Star in 1944 for his acts of bravery
saving a fellow wounded soldier. After the war, Bob returned to Hawaii where he married his wife, Alice. They both passed
away in 2000.