2015 Great Immigrants Recipient

Antonio M. Taguba
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Philippines

Antonio Taguba, a retired army major general, was the second American citizen of Philippine birth to be promoted to the general officer rank. He is well known for the Taguba Report, an internal U.S. Army report he issued in 2004 after being assigned to investigate accusations of prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. The report was later leaked to the press by an unknown source. Taguba who was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal among other accolades, retired in 2007. He is the chairman of the Pan-Pacific American Leaders and Mentors (PPALM). Updated July 2015

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