PAF COMMEMORATES 76TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RETAKING OF NICHOLS AIRFIELD

The Philippine Air Force (PAF), in coordination with the City Government of Pasay City, led a simple commemoration program of the 76th Anniversary of the Retaking of Nichols Airfield on 16 February 2021 at the Pasay Historical Marker, Brgy. 183 Villamor, Pasay City.           Pasay City Mayor Imelda Calixto-Rubiano, who was not able to attend continue reading : PAF COMMEMORATES 76TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RETAKING OF NICHOLS AIRFIELD

REJOINDER ON DBM SECRETARY’S STATEMENT REGARDING PVAO’S ROLE IN THE DIFFERENTIAL PAY OF AFP RETIREES

The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) would like to clarify that the issue regarding the provision of the differential pay of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) retirees is not under the jurisdiction of PVAO.  The PVAO administers the pension and non-pension benefits of World War II veterans, Korean War veterans, Vietnam War veterans, continue reading : REJOINDER ON DBM SECRETARY’S STATEMENT REGARDING PVAO’S ROLE IN THE DIFFERENTIAL PAY OF AFP RETIREES

76TH LINGAYEN GULF LANDINGS, 14TH PANGASINAN VETERANS DAY CELEBRATED IN SOLEMN WREATH LAYING

In a simple celebration, the Pangasinenses commemorated the gallantry of our veterans during the 76th Lingayen Gulf Landings and the 14th Pangasinan Veterans Day on 09 January 2021. To prevent the transmission of the COVID 19 virus most especially to veterans who are more prone to the virus, the provincial government of Pangasinan opted for continue reading : 76TH LINGAYEN GULF LANDINGS, 14TH PANGASINAN VETERANS DAY CELEBRATED IN SOLEMN WREATH LAYING

SND APPOINTS COL POBRE AS VFP PRESIDENT

Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana appointed veteran Col. Cesar P. Pobre (Ret) as the new Acting President of the Veterans Federation of the Philippines (VFP) effective on 04 January 2021. The appointment came following the passing of the former VFP President, World War II veteran and retired Sandiganbayan Justice, Manuel R. Pamaran continue reading : SND APPOINTS COL POBRE AS VFP PRESIDENT

PHILIPPINES DURING KOREAN WAR REVISITED IN VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

As this year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Korean War, stories of Filipino heroism and the friendship between the Philippine and South Korea are revisited through a virtual conference organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, along with South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense and Ministry of Patriots and Veterans, and the continue reading : PHILIPPINES DURING KOREAN WAR REVISITED IN VIRTUAL CONFERENCE