FILIPINO WORLD WAR II VETERANS HONORED IN STOP AND SALUTE FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

World War II Veteran Private Ricardo B. Madayag of the “C” Company, 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry of the United States Army Forces in the Philippines, Northern Luzon (USAFIP-NL), represented the World War II Veterans in the Stop and Salute Flag Raising Ceremony held on 11 April 2022 at the Rizal Monument, Rizal Park, Manila City. continue reading : FILIPINO WORLD WAR II VETERANS HONORED IN STOP AND SALUTE FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

AWARDING OF U.S. CGM TO FILIPINO WWII VETERANS RESUMES AFTER TWO YEARS

              After two years of hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the conferment of the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino World War II Veterans continues as twenty-three (23) Filipino WWII veterans were awarded by the Philippine Veterans Affairs    Office (PVAO), together with the United States Embassy in the Philippines, on April 1, 2022 at continue reading : AWARDING OF U.S. CGM TO FILIPINO WWII VETERANS RESUMES AFTER TWO YEARS

97-YEAR-OLD WWII VETERAN RECEIVES US CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL

           In the recently concluded U.S. Congressional Gold Medal Awarding Ceremony on 01 April 2022 at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Private Deogenes De Leon Liongson was among the twenty-three (23) awardees honored for their significant contributions and selfless sacrifices during the course of the Second World War.            Emotions poured out as Chargé continue reading : 97-YEAR-OLD WWII VETERAN RECEIVES US CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL

NEW PVAI OFFICERS TAKE OATH, VOW TO REVITALIZE PEFTOK COMMUNITY

          The Philippine Expeditionary Forces to Korea (PEFTOK) Veterans Association Inc. (PVAI) held their oath-taking on Thursday, March 31, 2022 at the AFPCOC, Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.            The PVAI Executive Officers will be led by the new President BGen Miguel M. Villamor AFP (Ret) and new PVAI Vice President Col Augusto S. Flores continue reading : NEW PVAI OFFICERS TAKE OATH, VOW TO REVITALIZE PEFTOK COMMUNITY

80TH ARAW NG KAGITINGAN AND 2022 PHILIPPINE VETERANS WEEK TO HIGHLIGHT FILIPINO VETERANS’ BRAVERY AND INSPIRE SOLIDARITY AMONG FILIPINOS

IN OBSERVANCE of the 80th Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) and the 2022 Philippine Veterans Week, the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) and the Department of National Defense (DND) encourages everyone to participate in the series of commemorative activities on April 5 to 11, 2022 to remember and honor the gallantry and sacrifices of continue reading : 80TH ARAW NG KAGITINGAN AND 2022 PHILIPPINE VETERANS WEEK TO HIGHLIGHT FILIPINO VETERANS’ BRAVERY AND INSPIRE SOLIDARITY AMONG FILIPINOS