Toshiyuki Nakasone
1399th Engineer Construction Battalion

Military Service: Activities

Toshiyuki Nakasone

The 370th/1399th Engineers are called “Chowhounds” and “Pineapple Soldiers.”

In 1942, the Varsity Victory Volunteers is attached to the 34th Combat Engineer Regiment at Schofield Barracks. Toshiyuki plays for the VVV basketball team.

The following year, the 370th Engineer Regiment has its own basketball team. Toshiyuki plays basketball, baseball and softball.

On weekend passes, he stays with friends in Honolulu or in Wahiawa.