Posts Tagged by veterans

Almeda Cited as PH Vet Awaiting Recognition

Celestino Almeda

WASHINGTON D.C. – Filipino World War II veteran Celestino Almeda, 95, was recently featured by the Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) as among some 4,000 veterans who are still waiting for… Read More

GOP bet backs repeal of 1946 Rescission Act

Ron Paul

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Texas Congressman and Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ron Paul told cheering Filipino American World War II veterans and their supporters gathered here on Feb. 3 that… Read More

USNA honors Black, Pinoy navy ‘messmen’

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – Blacks and Filipinos recruited by the US navy through the years and limited to Related PostsFLYING TILAPIA ‘Impossible Dream’ Revisited Pinoy’s English ‘not good enough’? Challenges of… Read More

Filams, vets press Pelosi to act

Aides say vote set for September WASHINGTON D.C. = Filipino Americans and veterans groups have all urged Speaker Nancy Pelosi to bring the Senate-approved veterans equity bill (S-1315) to the… Read More

House votes on WWII vets’ bill next month

By Bing Cardenas Branigin WASHINGTON D.C. – V-Day (voting) for the Filipino Veterans pension bill in the U.S. House of Representatives is next month. Related PostsArroyo again thanks US solons… Read More

Clinton praises veterans

WASHINGTON D.C. – Sen. Hillary Clinton, Democratic presidential candidate, April 9 hailed “the men and women who bravely fought for the Related PostsEx-convict Erap addresses graduates FASA presents ‘Bagobo’ dance… Read More

Gaa cites overdue benefits to RP vets

WASHINGTON D.C. – Philippine Ambassador to the US Willy C. Gaa April 9 recalled the services and sacrifices of World War II Filipino veterans who have not been accorded the… Read More

Veterans remember Bataan heroes

By Rodney J. Jaleco WASHINGTON D.C. They marched, walked – for some, their wheelchairs pushed – and sang “Old Soldiers Never Die” to draw attention to the plight of aging… Read More

U.S. Congress to vote on Filipino WWII veterans payment bill: Philippine official

Philippine House Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr said on Sunday that the United States Congress has promised Related PostsAn award for US senator JDV hit for raising false hopes of… Read More

Hope fades for RP vets bill this year

WASHINGTON D.C. Filipino veterans have launched a last-ditch effort to prod the US Senate and House to act on the Filipino Related PostsGoodbye, Jack! Vets motor to NC to Appeal… Read More

Craig blocks vets’ bill

Pension for Pinoys is ‘too generous’ WASHINGTON D.C. Sen. Larry Craig, the Idaho Republican who was recently involved in an airport scandal, Read More

Filipino veterans want recognition for WWII service, benefits

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Stalled Equity

WASHINGTON D.C. Unless an agreement is reached between the Democrats and Republicans in the Senate to bring the Filipino veterans equity bill to the floor for debate and vote, Related… Read More

Bush Honors U.S. Veterans

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U.S. gov’t offices, schools closed in observance of Veterans Day

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Vets push approval of stalled equity bill

WASHINGTON D.C. – Both the Democratic-controlled House and Senate have been sitting on the Filipino veterans equity bill which their veterans affairs committees approved four months ago. Related PostsFate of… Read More

Ramos urges Filams to support Filipino vets

Visiting former President Fidel V. Ramos Sept. 30 urged Filipino Amerians to support the veterans Related PostsPresident Fidel V. Ramos addressed the Filipino community Stand on Charter change, Arroyo as… Read More

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