Pinoy Korean War veterans honored by Korean government

InterAksyon.com reports that Filipino veterans of the Korean War were honored by the Korean government last month.

InterAksyon.com reports that Filipino veterans of the Korean War were honored by the Korean government last month. The report revealed that "Philippine Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Luis T. Cruz attended the wreath-laying ceremony in honor of Filipino soldiers who fought in the Korean War at the Philippine Monument in Goyang City, South Korea on June 22."

 

The report noted: "The ceremony was organized by the Presbyterian Church under the South Korean Government's Revisit Korea Program for war veterans, in coordination with the Philippine embassy, Goyang City officials, and the South Korean Army." The Department of Foreign Affairs also added that "members of the Philippine Expeditionary Force to Korea (PEFTOK) Veterans Association Inc., including 11 surviving veterans and seven relatives of those who already passed away attended the event."

 

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