US Ambassador Goldberg to Lead Veterans Day Rites in PHL

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US AMBASSADOR TO MANILA Philip Goldberg

FORT BONIFACIO — US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip S. Goldberg will lead the American and Filipino community and guests in the annual Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11.
The event will be held at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Taguig City, Metro Manila.
Veterans of both nations will participate in the event, along with representatives from the US Embassy, the Government of the Philippines, and the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Scheduled events include presentation of ceremonial color guard, remarks from Ambassador Goldberg and Gen. Hernando Iriberri, AFP chief-of-staff, a wreath laying and a ceremonial three-volley salute.
The Veterans Day ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. to commemorate the time that major hostilities of World War I formally ended with the signing of the Armistice at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.

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