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Congressional Gold Medal for Fil-Am WWII Vets
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2016 OCA National Convention
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Westin Jersey City Newport | Jersey City, New Jersey
Congressional Gold Medal for Fil-Am WWII Vets
Speakers Ginny Barahona, Ben De Guzman, & Ret. Major General Antonio Taguba
Saturday, July 23 | 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Liberty II 
In this workshop, we will discuss objectives to: Seek action of U.S. Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Filipino American World War II soldiers; Obtain national recognition of Filipino and Filipino-American WWII Soldiers across the United States and Philippines for their wartime service to the U.S. and the Philippines from July 1941 to December 1946 through an Exhibition of Congressional Gold Medal in the U.S. and the Philippines; and raise national awareness and public education/public information on their wartime service and sacrifice in defending the Philippines and United States.


About the Speakers

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Ginny Barahona | US Agency for International Development

Ben De Guzman

Ret. Major General Antonio Taguba | Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project

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