AFP joins National Heroes Day celebration

Photos by Cpl Joel Manzano PA/PAOAFP

To commemorate this year’s National Heroes Day, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) held basic commemorative rites at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani in Taguig on Monday. The purpose of the event was to pay tribute to the Filipino heroes of World War II and their contributions to the country’s independence. The ceremony, which… Continue reading AFP joins National Heroes Day celebration

AFP urges public to honor sacrifices of frontliners on National Heroes’ Day

File Photo by Lisa Marie David / Rappler

On National Heroes’ Day, Lt. Gen. Jose Faustino Jr., chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), asked the people to continue commemorating the sacrifices of the frontline soldiers amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Those are the people who continue to persevere in saving lives in hospitals, in producing our food and… Continue reading AFP urges public to honor sacrifices of frontliners on National Heroes’ Day