By Ramon J. Farolan
Three years ago, I wrote a column titled “Two injustices, different endings.” The first injustice had to do with the treatment of Filipino war veterans who served in the US Armed Forces at the outbreak of the Pacific War in 1941. Alongside US soldiers, the Filipinos fought with loyalty and determination even when the white [...]
I was so glad to hear that a medical/dental mission sponsored by the Filipino War Veterans Foundation (Filvets) was scheduled on Oct. 26, 2012, at the gymnasium of Barangay 183, Zone 20 Airman’s Village, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City. I told my father, who is a Filvet member, about the good news. Now in his twilight years, he is getting sickly, and I thought this kind of activity would be of great help to him and our family.