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08/04/2009: Ambassador Gaa Leads Flag Raising Ceremony in Commemoration of Araw ng Kagitingan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On 08 April 2009, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Willy C. Gaa led the flag raising ceremony at the Romulo Hall to commemorate the Araw ng Kagitingan or National Heroes Day, a national holiday in the Philippines honoring the valor and sacrifices of Filipino World War II Veterans. END.

Ambassador Willy C. Gaa in his opening speech for the Araw ng Kagitingan

Ambassador Willy C. Gaa leads the singing of the Philippine National Anthem with Consul General Domingo Nolasco and other Embassy staff