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.