LIEUTENANT TEOFILO YLDEFONSO: WORLD WAR II VETERAN AND FIRST FILIPINO OLYMPIAN MEDALIST

           As athletes take center stage at the Olympics Games Tokyo 2020, we go back in time and look at some of the lasting legacies created by the first-ever Filipino medalist in the Olympics, and a World War II veteran, Lieutenant Teofilo Yldefonso.            Lt. Yldefonzo was born in 1902 in the agricultural town of continue reading : LIEUTENANT TEOFILO YLDEFONSO: WORLD WAR II VETERAN AND FIRST FILIPINO OLYMPIAN MEDALIST

PAPAL NUNCIO CHARLES JOHN BROWN VISITS CAPAS NATIONAL SHRINE

The Most Reverend Archbishop Charles John Brown, Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, recently visited the Capas National Shrine on June 5, 2021 to offer prayers and wreath to the brave men and women who served and died during the Second World War. A simple wreath offering ceremony, led by Archbishop Brown, was held at the continue reading : PAPAL NUNCIO CHARLES JOHN BROWN VISITS CAPAS NATIONAL SHRINE

PVAO LEADS JOINT TASK FORCE FOR THE TRANSFER OF UNDELIVERED PVB SHARES TO VETERANS AND HEIRS

  On 02 June 2021, the House of Representatives adopted House Resolution No. 175 which enjoined the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) to form a Joint Task Force with the Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) and the Board of Trustees of the Veterans of World War II (BTVWWII) to facilitate the immediate conveyance or transfer of continue reading : PVAO LEADS JOINT TASK FORCE FOR THE TRANSFER OF UNDELIVERED PVB SHARES TO VETERANS AND HEIRS