By Jon Melegrito
Filipino World War II veteran Celestino Almeda, who turns 98 in June, is hoping Congress will act soon to help restore benefits he believes he rightly deserves. That’s why he attended a House subcommittee on veterans’ affairs here Thursday, November 20.
By Jun Nucum
An online petition campaign is trying to ensure the implementation of a law passed in October requiring the inclusion of the contributions of Filipino soldiers to the Allied victory in World War II.
By Nimfa U. Rueda
A team of American scholars who are experts in World War II history have joined a nationwide campaign to push the US government to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino WWII veterans, retired US Army Major General Antonio Taguba announced on Aug. 10 (Sunday in Manila).
Tickets for Bindlestiff Studio’s “The Guerrillas of Powell Street” are now on sale for the play’s run starting July 10 until August 2.
By Boying Pimentel
A San Francisco theater company was looking for actors for a play on Filipino World War II veterans when Fil-Am theater artist Michael Dorado had an exciting thought: Why not ask his dad to audition?
That has led to a moving story of a Fil-Am father-and-son team who are now part of a theater production meant to honor Filipino beteranos. For Michael and Fred Dorado, who play key roles in “The Guerrillas of Powell Street,” the message of the play is personal.