THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA TURNS-OVER 150,000 FACE MASKS TO FILIPINO VETERANS

       The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines, represented by Defense Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Bae Jung Hoon, turns-over 100 boxes containing 1,000 pieces of face masks each to PEFTOK Veterans at the Philippine Korea Friendship Center, Taguig City on 18 May 2021. Philippine Veterans Affairs Office Administrator USec. Ernesto G. Carolina and continue reading : THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA TURNS-OVER 150,000 FACE MASKS TO FILIPINO VETERANS

PVAO BAGS PRIME—HRM BRONZE AWARD

       The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) was conferred with the Bronze Award after obtaining a Maturity Level 2 under the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource (PRIME-HRM), the flagship program of the Civil Service Commission. The awarding ceremony was held virtually on March 2, 2021 and was participated by 23 national continue reading : PVAO BAGS PRIME—HRM BRONZE AWARD

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