araw ng kagitingan

80th Araw ng Kagitingan

April 9, 2022 ◦ 8:00 a.m. Mount Samat National Shrine, Pilar, Bataan The President of the Republic of the Philippines traditionally leads the commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan — the highlight among the series of commemorative events during the Philippine Veterans Week. Being a national observance, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) continue reading : 80th Araw ng Kagitingan

122ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST SHOT THAT STARTED THE PHILIPPINE-AMERICAN WAR COMMEMORATED

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), in coordination with the City Government of Manila, led a simple commemoration program in remembrance of the 122nd Anniversary of the First Shot that Started the Philippine-American War on 04 February 2021 at Sociego St. cor. Silencio St., Sampaloc, Manila. Manila City Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna led continue reading : 122ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST SHOT THAT STARTED THE PHILIPPINE-AMERICAN WAR COMMEMORATED

75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF ZAMBOANGA OBSERVED

The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) participated in the commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Zamboanga on 10 March 2020 at the Liberation Historical Marker, Sinunuc Beach, Zamboanga City. PVAO Administrator Undersecretary Ernesto G. Carolina, who was one of the key speakers during the event, echoed in his speech that the liberation continue reading : 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF ZAMBOANGA OBSERVED

U.S. EMBASSY HOSTS FLAG RAISING CEREMONY TO MEMORIALIZE 75TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES

“Every time a flag raising ceremony is conducted here, may we be reminded of what it cost our veterans for us to be able to sing our respective national anthems. It is their sacrifices that gave us the opportunity to raise and honor our respective national flags freely and without restrictions.” This was remarked by continue reading : U.S. EMBASSY HOSTS FLAG RAISING CEREMONY TO MEMORIALIZE 75TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES

PVAO, VFP JOIN COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF STA. CRUZ

In observance of the 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War in the  Philippines, the local government of Sta. Cruz, Laguna, together with key officials of the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) and the Veterans Federation of the Philippines (VFP), commemorated the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Sta. Cruz on a  continue reading : PVAO, VFP JOIN COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF STA. CRUZ