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Philippine WWII Veterans awarded U.S. Congress’ highest civilian honor

Ambassador Sung Kim presented thirteen Filipino World War II Veterans with bronze replicas of the Congressional Gold Medal at the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines on September 13, marking the first time the honor has been presented on Philippine soil. The Congressional Gold Medal is the U.S. Congress’ highest civilian honor. “As we remember those who defended Bataan, those who fought in Corregidor, and those who liberated Manila, we pause to reflect and honor [ ]

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