WWII RELICS FORMALLY TURNED OVER TO MT. SAMAT NATIONAL SHRINE

The Regional Explosive Ordnance and Canine Unit 3 (RECU 3) has formally turned over World War II relics to the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) during a simple turn-over ceremony held at Mt. Samat National Shrine, Diwa, Pilar, Bataan on 03 September 2021. The WWII relics consisting of two (2) pieces of 75mm Cartridge, and continue reading : WWII RELICS FORMALLY TURNED OVER TO MT. SAMAT NATIONAL SHRINE

PVAO JOINS SYMPOSIUM DURING SSRG EXPERTS’ GROUP

                 The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) joined the Security Sector Reforms and Governance (SSRG) Experts’ Group, spearheaded by the Ateneo Initiative for Southeast Asian Studies (AISEAS) in partnership with Asian Network for Democracy and P3M Indonesia, in a talk concerning key security needs and governance on 31 continue reading : PVAO JOINS SYMPOSIUM DURING SSRG EXPERTS’ GROUP

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