ConGen graces 73rd Anniversary of The Fall Of Bataan

(L-R) Retired USAF General Ruth Wong, LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis, Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim and Dr. Jenny Batongmalaque

(L-R) Retired USAF General Ruth Wong, LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis, Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim and Dr. Jenny Batongmalaque

Los Angeles  – On 09 April 2015, Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim attended the 73rdAnniversary of the Fall of Bataan (Day of Valor) also known as Araw ng Kagitingan organized by the Filipino Veterans Foundation held at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, led by its Executive Director Dr. Jenny Batongmalaque.

LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis awarding Certificates of Recognition to WW II

LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis awarding Certificates of Recognition to WW II

In his remarks, Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim acknowledged the important role of Filipino American WW II Veterans and American Veterans who courageously fought side-by-side, until the Fall of Bataan.  Consul General Herrera-Lim promised the Veterans that he JOINS  them as they struggle for full recognition from the U.S. Veterans Office for benefits due them.

LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis, in her remarks praised the WW II Veterans in the significant role to protect and serve the COUNTRY .  She said she will support and ASSIST  the Veterans in their claims for their Benefits from the U.S. Veterans Office.

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