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Philippine Scouts 33rd annual reunion in San Francisco

/ 03:28 AM July 01, 2017

 

SAN FRANCISCO – The 33rd annual reunion of the veterans of the Philippine Scouts will take place in this city on June 30-July1 to celebrate the Scouts’ heroism and that of all Filipino veterans of World War II.

Schedule of Events

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Reflect, Recognize, and Remember

JUNE 30, FRIDAY

7:15- 8:15 – Registration

First Call: Assembly – Bugler: Andrew Galindez

8:30 -9:30 – Opening Ceremony

  • Call to Order – Living History Honor Guards
  • PSHS National President – Brigadier General Oscar Hilman
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • United States National Anthem and Philippine National Anthem – Jesse Tiamson •
  • Welcome Address – Paul Ruiz, PSHS National 2ndVice President
  • Invocation and Moment of Silence- Rod dela Concepcion

— BREAK FOR RAFFLE – Have to be present to win —

Second Call: Assembly – Bugler: Andrew Galindez

9:30 -11:30 – Society Business Meeting (See Separate Agenda)

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11:30-12:55 – LUNCH

— BREAK FOR RAFFLE – Have to be present to win —

Third Call: Assembly – Bugler: Andrew Galindez

1:00 – Veterans and Widows Panel – The Veterans and Widows who are present

1:45 – Descendants Panel

2:30 – Archives of WWII Philippines – Marie Vallejo

— BREAK FOR RAFFLE – Have to be present to win —

Last Call: Assembly – Bugler: Andrew Galindez

3:00 – Past, Present, and the Future of the Society – Facilitated by Paul Ruiz and Osc

ar Hilman

4:00 – Closing Remarks – Paul Ruiz

5:00 – Hospitality Reception and More Raffles

JULY 1, SATURDAY

7:30 – 8:15 Registration

First Call: Assembly – Bugler: Andrew Galindez

8:30 – Welcome – Paul Ruiz

8:45- Ceremonial Mounted Unit—Rose Parade

9:15 – Bataan/Corregidor Comic Book Presentation – Jay Wertz

9:45 – Bataan Death March Memorial Marathon – Paul Ruiz

— BREAK FOR RAFFLE – Have to be present to win —

10:15 – Magdalena Leones – Filipina Silver Star Recipient – Gil Leones Tabor, Son and Granddaughter, Genova Tabor-McFadden

10:45 – AB 199 – WWII in the Philippines in US History – Cecilia Gaerlan, Executive Director, Bataan Legacy

11:30—12:55 LUNCH

— BREAK FOR RAFFLE – Have to be present to win —

Last Call: Assembly – Bugler: Andrew Galindez

1:00 – Battlefields: Damortis, Rosario, Binalonan, Fort Stotsenburg – Victor Verano

1:30 – 3:45—”Never Surrender” screening and Q&A – Raquel Ramsey, Doug Ramsey,

Jay Wertz and Paul Ruiz

3:45 – Closing Remarks – Paul Ruiz

4:00 – 5:00 – Rest Break – Get ready for the Gala

5:00 – 6:00 – Registration for gala dinner

5:00 – No host cocktail

6:00 – Gala Dinner Program / Silent Auction – Music by DJ James Wells

* Scheduled times may adjust or chang

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