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11/09/2008: Ambassador Gaa Meets with Representative Bob Filner Discusses Filipino Veterans Equity Bill

With the U.S. Congress having a few weeks remaining in the month of September before they recess for elections, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Willy C. Gaa met with the Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, Representative Bob Filner (D, CA), to discuss current developments and push for the passage of pending legislation that would recognize the services of Filipino veterans in WWII and provide benefits for their sacrifices and their service.

Representative Bob Filner and Ambassador Willy C. Gaa.

Rep. Filner and Amb. Gaa with Embassy’s Minister for Legislative Affairs Ariel Peñaranda (left of Amb Gaa) and Mr. David Miller, a partner of the Gilman Group (back towards camera).