PVAO KICKS OFF 18-DAY CAMPAIGN TO END VAW

The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office officially kicked off the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women or VAW on Monday, November 28, 2022 at the PVAO Compound. The event was led by PVAO Administrator, Undersecretary Reynaldo B. Mapagu and Deputy Administrator and PVAO GAD Focal Point System (GFPS) Chairperson, Assistant Secretary Restituto Aguilar. “Violence Against continue reading : PVAO KICKS OFF 18-DAY CAMPAIGN TO END VAW

UPPER AND LOWER HOUSES PUSH BILL TO RATIONALIZE DISABILITY PENSION

Senator Jinggoy Estrada, Chairperson for the Senate Committee on National Defense, Security, Peace, Unification and Reconciliation, and Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. seek support for the Senate Bill 1480 or the Act Rationalizing the Disability Pension of Veterans as Co-sponsors during the Plenary Session held on 22 November 2022. During his sponsorship speech, Senator Estrada continue reading : UPPER AND LOWER HOUSES PUSH BILL TO RATIONALIZE DISABILITY PENSION

PVAO JOINS DND’S 83RD ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) joined the 83rd Anniversary Celebration of the Department of National Defense (DND) led by DND Officer-in-Charge, Senior Undersecretary Jose C. Faustino Jr. The event, with the theme, “DND @83: Matatag na Sandigan ng Sambayanan para sa Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran,” was held on 14 November 2022 at the AFPCOC, Camp continue reading : PVAO JOINS DND’S 83RD ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

PVAO, VFP HOLD JOINT DIALOGUE IN CAGAYAN, APPRISE VETERANS OF THEIR BENEFITS

The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) and the Veterans Federation of the Philippines (VFP) held a Joint Dialogue Engagement with veterans of Cagayan on 10 November 2022 at Mango Suites Hotel, Tuguegarao City. PVAO Administrator, Undersecretary Reynaldo B. Mapagu led the event, in coordination with the VFP, headed by its Executive Vice President, Gen. Romeo continue reading : PVAO, VFP HOLD JOINT DIALOGUE IN CAGAYAN, APPRISE VETERANS OF THEIR BENEFITS

FAITHFUL TO ITS MISSION: PVAO CELEBRATES 76TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

Retrospecting with pride, the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) celebrated its 76th Founding Anniversary led by PVAO Administrator, Usec. Reynaldo B. Mapagu and PVAO Deputy Administrator, ASec. Restituto L. Aguilar, on 27 October 2022 at the PVAO Compound. Department of National Defense Officer-in-Charge, Senior Undersecretary Jose C. Faustino Jr., who was represented by Defense Undersecretary continue reading : FAITHFUL TO ITS MISSION: PVAO CELEBRATES 76TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

BATAC CITY MARKS 156TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GENERAL ARTEMIO “VIBORA” RICARTE

The City Government of Batac and the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) commemorated the 156th Birth Anniversary of General Artemio “Vibora” Ricarte on a rainy Thursday morning on 20 October 2022. The event was marked with a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the Ricarte National Shrine and a grand opening parade participated by city government continue reading : BATAC CITY MARKS 156TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GENERAL ARTEMIO “VIBORA” RICARTE

PRESIDENT MARCOS JR. LEADS COMMEMORATION OF 78TH ANNIVERSARY OF LEYTE GULF LANDINGS

“This government will always continue to look after the welfare of our war veterans. For as we commemorate on this hollow ground sanctified by the blood, the life, and the sacrifices of our brave veterans, we cannot allow our memories to lapse,” the President of the Republic of the Philippines, His Excellency Ferdinand R. Marcos continue reading : PRESIDENT MARCOS JR. LEADS COMMEMORATION OF 78TH ANNIVERSARY OF LEYTE GULF LANDINGS