“...It is a proud privilege to be a soldier – a good soldier … [with] discipline, self-respect, pride in his unit and his country, a high sense of duty and obligation to comrades and to his superiors, and a self confidence born of demonstrated ability.”
General George S. Patton Jr.
I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it's marked by the blood of those who died defending it.
Our Post Historian Dave Metherell, has assembled these beautiful feature tributes to those that served in this country and other features memorializing our service to the Philippines.
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The Battles of Angeles and the Accounts of the Philippine-American War in Pampanga; August to November 3, 1899
As part of the activity, replicas of maps where battles happened will also be exhibited.This activity will be on 17 August 2019, Saturday, 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM (GMT +8), at the Museum of Philippine Social History - Audio Visual Room (1st Level). ADMISSION IS FREE (PICTURES & VIDEO WILL FOLLOW and will be posted by September 25, 2019)
For the celebration of History Month 2019, with the theme "Kasaysayan: Bahagi ng Ating Nakaraan, Gabay sa Kinabukasan (History: Part of our Past, Guide to our Future)", NHCP Museums - Museum of Philippine Social History, together with the Bamban Historical Society - Bamban History Museum and WWII Exhibit, and the Katipunan da ring Talasaliksik at Talaturung Kapampangan, presents this tour.
The Keynote speaker, Mr. Rhonie Cauguiran Dela Cruz, curator of the Bamban History Museum and WWII Exhibit, and founder and president of the Bamban Historical Society. By using primary sources from Filipino and American archives, this lecture will particularly look through the battle and engagements in Calulut, the Bacolor-Sta. Rita-Guagua areas, Floridablanca, Angeles and Porac; the encounters along the San Fernando-Angeles road and the Filipino resistance on the Western Pampanga region as an impression of the struggle of our people during that period in history, from both American and Filipino perspectives.