From the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office The week-long national observance of the 2015 Philippine Veterans Week began that began at sunrise will come to a close with a Sunset Ceremony on April 11, 2015, at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City. Veterans, widows, children and great grandchildren of veterans – both […]
The shrine also features a mini-forest with 341,000 trees where every tree represents each of the 6,000 Americans and 25,000 Filipinos who offered the supreme sacrifice in the last world war.
The event was attended by veterans and other guests from Manila, Bataan, and Cavite who were ferried by the vessels of the Philippine Navy, Philippine Coast Guard, and Sun Cruises.
A total of 150 medical specialists, social workers, and nurses from the VMMC and the 62nd Medical Service Battalion of the AFP Reserved Command will render their voluntary services to patients.
The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) ensures the welfare of former Filipino soldiers and oversees the services for and pensions of eligible war veterans. What follows are the benefits and pensions issued by the PVAO; they are based on the provisions of Republic Act No. 7696, which amends Republic Act No. 6948.
The Philippines Veterans Affairs Office has released a schedule for this year’s observance of Philippine Veterans Week and Araw ng Kagitingan.
An April 5, 2013, press release from the Department of Defense, Philippine Veterans Affairs Office: The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be holding a Review in Honor of the Veterans at the Hunters Reserved Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Guerrilla Field Headquarters, Philippine Army Grandstand in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 5, 2013, the start of the observance of Philippine Veterans Week.