The Manila Times
The 15 Bulakenyo members of Veterans Federation of the Philippines are shown here with Vice Gov. Alexis Castro and Mayor Francis Albert Juan of Bustos after receiving plaques of recognition and copies of Resolution 641-T’2023 that honors their courage and World War 2 participation during the ‘Ika-80 Anibersaryo ng Pagkakatatag ng Bulacan Military Area (BMA) at Paggawad ng Parangal sa mga Beterano ng Ikalawang Digmaang Pandaigdig’ recently at the Bustos Gymnasium and BMA Park in Bustos, Bulacan. Also in photo are Board Member Arthur Legaspi; Aleli Canoza, granddaughter of Gen. Alejo Santos; Ma. Cecilia Santiago, representative of Board Member Richard Roque; Vice Mayor Martin SJ. Angeles of Bustos; and Provincial History, Arts, Culture and Tourism Officer Dr. Eliseo de la Cruz.