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Filipino Veterans of World War II awarded the Congressional Gold Medal

75 years after the United States entered World War II, Filipino Veterans received national recognition when they were recently awarded the Congressional Gold Medal – the highest civilian honor the United States can bestow.

By |October 30th, 2017|Honoring Vets, Top Stories, Videos|6 Comments

#VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Eleanor Concepcion “Connie” Mariano

During Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Eleanor Concepcion “Connie” Mariano, the Navy’s first rear admiral of Filipino descent.

By |May 15th, 2021|Veteran of the Day|Comments Off on #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Eleanor Concepcion “Connie” Mariano

Virtual events to honor National Former POW Recognition Day

April 9th is National Former POW Recognition Day, which remembers the 1942 surrender and beginning of the 85-mile Bataan Death March where thousands of American and Filipino troops died.

By |April 7th, 2021|#VetResources, Guest Posts|Comments Off on Virtual events to honor National Former POW Recognition Day
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