U.S. Open to Review of Rejected WWll Vets Claims

The United States is open to a review of the rejected benefit claims of thousands of 24,385 aging Filipino veterans who served with American forces during World War II, the chair of the U.S. House committee on veterans’ affairs said on Friday. Florida Rep. Jeff Miller, head of a congressional delegation that visited the Philippines this week, told the INQUIRER on Friday the U.S. government was willing to take a second look at Filipino veterans’ claims that were denied by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA).