In the early 1950s, then Secretary of National Defense and later President Ramon Magsaysay initiated a highly successful reform program for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
Every year, on July 4, we commemorate the anniversary of the formal recognition of Philippine independence by the United States of America. What is Republic Day? On July 4, 1946, the United States formally recognized the independence of the Republic of the Philippines. This was the culmination of the process that began in 1916, when continue reading : Republic Day
THE LAST AMERICAN FLAG ON PHILIPPINE SOIL by PURA VILLANUEVA KALAW At noon of June 26, 1946, I was surprised by a messenger from Malacañan Palace, bringing me a square envelope with theofficial seal of the Philippines. I opened it with curiosity. The contents read: “Mrs. Roxas requests the pleasure of the company of Mrs. continue reading : The Last American Flag on Philippine Soil, by Pura Villanueva Kalaw