Tag: Filipino World War II Veterans

True heroism: Discover the legacy award given to Filipino World War II veterans

To celebrate the lasting legacy of Filipino World War II veterans in the fight for freedom, the United States held an awarding ceremony vesting the US Congressional Gold Medal on 41 former soldiers.

Jon Melegrito wins AAPI Hero Award for championing veterans’ rights in the U.S.

Filipino-American community leader Jon Melegrito has been given the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Hero Award for advocating Filipino World Ward II veterans’ rights.

Filipino World War II veterans awarded US Congressional Gold Medal

U-S Congressional leaders honored Filipino World War II veterans with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor conferred by Congress, on Capitol Hill. In Emancipation Hall, all four leaders presented a single medal of...
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Pinoy WW II vets allowed to reunite with children in America

Filipino World War II veterans can now reunite with their children when a new Obama administration immigration policy takes effect.
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