Archie Miyamoto served on active duty in the US Army for 29 years. He served two tours in the Korean War and two tours in the Vietnam War. He served two tours as a military advisor in Taiwan and also two tours in Japan, the first as a platoon leader in the 187th Airborne Regiment and once as the joint defense planning coordinator between US Forces Japan and the Japanese Self Defense Force. His military decorations include three Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross, two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star. After retirement from the military, he served as project manager of a subcontract on an Israeli military airfield construction project to the Negev Desert. After that he joined a Japanese corporation (Maruzen of America) in Los Angeles and became its President/Chairman. He is currently retired.