Memorials & Dedications
Memorare-Manila 1945 monument in Intramuros
Battle of Layac Junction Monument on Bataan
Wreath Laying at MacArthur Park (LA, California)
MacArthur Park memorial, Los Angeles, CA
October 25, 2006
Wreath Laying ceremony by Ret. Col. Ortega, Dr. Jenny L. Batongmalaque (executive Director of the Filipino Veterans) with Consul Helen Barber. National Anthems of the US and Philippines musical rendition were played by Honor Guard officer Teddy Ortega with his flute.
Memorial Plaque Dedications
Twin plaques honoring the Philippine Scouts and the three Scout Medal of Honor recipients were dedicated on Friday, September 26 at the Admiral Nimitz Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas and on Saturday, September 27 at the Fort Sam Houston Museum in San Antonio, Texas.
Among the fifty people attending the San Antonio plaque presentation on September 27 were former Philippine Scouts (from left to right) Alfredo Quijano, General Ralph Haines, John Olson, Ben Austria, and Larry Pangan. (Click images for larger view).
Philippine Scouts Exhibit at Veterans Memorial Museum, Huntsville, AL
2005 Bataan Memorial Marathon
in White Sands Missile Range near Las Cruces, New Mexico
2006 Patriotism Award
Mount Samat Memorial
The following photos were taken by Joe Calugas and include a panel depicting Sgt. Jose Calugas, Sr. during the engagement for which he was awarded the Medal of Honor. (The monument has him manning a machine gun, rather than an artillery piece.)
USAFFE defenders of Bataan and Corregidor
Ft. MacArthur, San Pedro, CA.
Buhay Ng Kasaysayan (BNK) re-enacting the USAFFE defenders of Bataan and Corregidor last May 6, 2007.
Last modified: 17-Jun-2007