[PARTNER] Jon Melegrito, AARP AAPI Community Hero Award Finalist

[PARTNER] Jon Melegrito, AARP AAPI Community Hero Award Finalist

AARP honors Filipino American Veteran Advocate Jon Melegrito as one of its AAPI Community Hero Award finalists. If you wish to support Jon, click on this link and share and comment on the AARP AAPI Hero Award facebook page (deadline: August 15, 2018).

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[PARTNER] Philippine-American Friendship: A Day to Remember Acts of Courage and Uncommon Valor

[PARTNER] Philippine-American Friendship: A Day to Remember Acts of Courage and Uncommon Valor

On July 4, 1946, following Japan’s defeat in World War ll, the United States granted independence to the Philippines, a U.S. possession since 1898. Today, the 4th of July is observed in the Philippines as Philippine-American Friendship Day, a day that pays tribute to the long partnership between the two countries.

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A Long Overdue Honor

A Long Overdue Honor

After 75 years, Filipinos’ wartime service was finally honored by the United States. But their fight for rightful benefits isn’t over.

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