American, Filipino Veterans to be honored on Wednesday

November 9, 2009 11:27 pm 

MANILA, Nov. 10 — American ambassador Kristie Kenney will lead the American community and guests in honoring the services and sacrifices of American and Filipino veterans at the annual Veterans Day ceremony scheduled at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Taguig City on November 11 at 11 a.m.

The U.S. Embassy in Manila and its affiliated offices will be closed on Wednesday for the holiday.

Former President Fidel V. Ramos will deliver the Keynote Address and participate in a wreath laying ceremony. Veterans of both nations and representatives from the U.S. embassy and Philippine government will be present. (PNA)

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