Known as the "Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015," Public Law No. 114-265 honors Filipino WWII veterans for their achievement which had an impact on American history and culture. The Congressional Gold Medal award is the highest civilian honor the United States can award.
Filipino World War II veterans and surviving family members are being urged to register so they can receive long-overdue recognition of their service. At a news conference at AARP Hawai’i.
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Filipino World War II Veterans Presented congressional gold medal. “The United States is forever grateful for the service, bravery and. their service during the war and recognition of the hardship they face in receiving the.
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The Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor given by the US Congress, is awarded to Filipino veterans for their achievements and contributions during World War II.
The Filipino World War II veterans are the last ethnic group of World War II service members to be recognized with the medal. The veterans and their family members are eligible to receive a bronze replica of the medal and a parchment copy of Public Law 114-0265, the law sponsored by Hawaii U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard.
On Saturday, hundreds of Filipino veterans and their families will receive Congressional Gold Medals in recognition of their service in World War II.
Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino World War II Vets Is an Honor ’75 Years in the Making’. Almeda had long battled with the Department of Veterans Affairs to collect his money, Veterans Affairs Secretary David J. Shulkin told the audience Wednesday. Shulkin, after learning of Almeda’s struggles earlier this week,
Filipino Veterans of World War II Receive Congressional Gold Medal. The public law that awards the Congressional Gold Medal to the Filipino Veterans of World War II also authorizes the United States Mint to strike and sell bronze reproductions of the medal. The three-inch medal (product code 17MB), priced at $39.95,
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Japanese-Americans and Filipino veterans have all been recognized for their service during World War II with Congressional Gold Medals. After the war, similar to the experiences of the.