A Salute to Valor: Palawan Liberation 2018
 

A SALUTE TO VALOR:
PALAWAN LIBERATION

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OFFICIAL 2016 EVENT PHOTOS

HIGHLIGHTS


         AIRPORT ARRIVAL

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Guests from Manila watches the welcome entertainment prepared by the province (2).jpg
Guests from Manila watches the welcome entertainment prepared by the province.jpg
Welcome entertainment for the guests from Manila (1).jpg
Welcome entertainment for the guests from Manila (2).jpg
Welcome entertainment for the guests from Manila (3).jpg

      PALAWAN TOUR - PALAWAN HERITAGE MUSEUM

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Palawan Heritage Museum Tour (2).jpg
Palawan Heritage Museum Tour (3).JPG
Palawan Heritage Museum Tour (4).JPG
Palawan Heritage Museum Tour (5).JPG
Palawan Heritage Museum Tour (6).JPG
Palawan Heritage Museum Tour (7).JPG
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      PALAWAN TOUR - PALAWAN SPECIAL BATTALION

Awards given to  Higinio Mendoza Sr. last year is now proudly displayed in the museum.jpg
Palawan Batallion Special Museum.jpg
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour (1).JPG
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour (2).JPG
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour (3).JPG
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour (4).JPG
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour (5).JPG
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour led by VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. (1).jpg
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour led by VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. (2).jpg
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour led by VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. (3).jpg
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour led by VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. (4).JPG
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour led by VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. (6).JPG
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour led by VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. (7).JPG
Palawan Special Batallion Museum Tour led by VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. (8).JPG
Palawan Special Batallion Museum.JPG
the flags signifies the different nationalities of the mueum visitors.JPG
The Jeep used during World War 2 is now displayed in the museum.jpg
the veterans look back at the history during the museum tour (2).JPG
the veterans look back at the history during the museum tour.JPG
WWII Museum1.JPG

      GALA DINNER

Awards for PH Honorees from PVAO.JPG
BGen. Restituto Aguilar and Ms. Aileen Clemente.JPG
BGen. Romeo dela Cruz and PSupt. Antonio Cruz.JPG
DND USec. Jesus Millan delivers Secretary Voltaire Gazmin's message.JPG
Gala Dinner.JPG
Group photo of the Honorees.JPG
Guests enjoyed the dinner by KaLui.JPG
Guests from PVAO and DND (2).JPG
Ltc. Alisha Hamel giving her message.jpg
Ltc. Alisha Hamel.JPG
Medal for US Honoree from USDVA.JPG
Mr. Andres Baaco III  and Ms. Virginia Catain receive the award for 1Lt. Andres Baaco Sr..JPG
Mr. Bonifacio Adriano of Palawan Veterans District.JPG
Mr. Carlo Amores and Ms. Coleen Joyce Amores receive the award for Capt. Carlos Amores.JPG
Mr. Ernesto San Juan receive the award for Maj. Marcelo San Juan.JPG
Mr. Robert Lucke receive the award of Aviation Radioman 2c Francis Ford's family.jpg
Mrs. Elizabeth Felizarte Rocabo and Ms. Kathleen Villarez receive the award for SSgt. Jose Felizarte.jpg
Mrs. Flora Baloloy Carino and Mrs. Niceta Camposano receive the award for Capt. Ambrosio Baloloy.JPG
Mrs. Imelda Setias Garcia and Mr. Alberto Setias Jr receive the award for Lt. Proyecto Setias.JPG
Mrs. Jane Timbancaya Urbanek receive the award for Capt. Tomas Timbancaya.jpg
Mrs. Jane Timbancaya Urbanek, giving the response from the honorees.JPG
Mrs. Rose Mary Roriguez Gonzalez and Mr. Romel Coyoca Receives the award for 2Lt. Bruno Rodriguez.jpg
Ms. Aileen Clemente, DFA ASec. Franc Cimafranca and Ms. Lila Estalilla.JPG
Palawan Dance Ensemble (1).jpg
Palawan Dance Ensemble (2).JPG
Prof. Ricardo Jose,  Ms. Aileen Clemente and Vice Governor Dennis Socrates.JPG
Prof. Ricardo Jose, VADM Higinio Mendoza and BGen. Restituto Aguilar.JPG
Representative of the PH Honorees at the Gala Dinner.JPG
The band serenaded the guests guring dinner.JPG
the Master of the Ceremony, Ms. Maribel Buni.JPG
the Palawan Liberation Task Force together with the honorees (1).JPG
the Palawan Liberation Task Force together with the honorees (2).jpg
VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. and Mr. Bonifacio Adriano receives the award of Pvt. Leopoldo Tabinga on his behalf.jpg
VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. with the veterans.JPG
Vice Governor Dennis Socrates and Mr. Bart Duff.JPG
Vice Governor Dennis Socrates giving his Welcome Remarks.JPG

      PLAZA CUARTEL COMMEMORATION

21 Gun Salute for the fallen Palawan heroes.JPG
570th CTW Marching Band.JPG
A Filipino soldier reads the World War II history of Palawan.jpg
Boy Scouts of the Philippines- Palawan.jpg
City Councilor Matthew delivers the Welcome Remarks 2.jpg
City Councilor Matthew Mendoza and Vice Governor Dennis Socrates together with the veterans.JPG
City PNP and AFP line up to witness the Wreath Laying Ceremony.jpg
City PNP.jpg
Civil and Military Parade Participants (2).jpg
Civil and Military Parade participants line  up at Plaza Cuartel to witness the Wreath Laying Ceremony.jpg
Civil and Military Parade Participants line up at Plaza Cuartel to witness the Wreath Laying Ceremony (2).JPG
Civil and Military Parade Participants line up at Plaza Cuartel to witness the Wreath Laying Ceremony (3).JPG
Civil and Military Parade Participants line up at Plaza Cuartel to witness the wreath laying ceremony.JPG
Civil and Military Parade Participants line up inside the Plaza Cuartel to witness the Wreath Laying Ceremony.JPG
Civil and Military Parade Participants.jpg
Civil and Military Parade.jpg
DFA ASec. Franc Cimafranca pays his tribute.jpg
DFA ASec. Franc Cimafranca reads the Plaza Cuartel Photowall.JPG
Dir. Ludovico Badoy and GSP.JPG
DND USec. Jesus Millan and Ltc. Alisha Hamel.JPG
DND USec. Jesus Millan, Ltc. Alisha Hamel and VADM Alexander Lopez during the Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel 2.JPG
DND USec. Jesus Millan, Ltc. Alisha Hamel and VADM Alexander Lopez during the Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel.JPG
DND USec. Jesus Millan, Ltc. Alisha Hamel and VADM Alexander Lopez.jpg
English Translation of the Plaza Cuartel Marker.JPG
Entrance of Colors at Plaza Cuartel.jpg
Handshake between NHCP Dir. Ludovico Badoy and Councilor Matthew Mendoza after unveiling the marker.jpg
Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm Representatives.jpg
Ltc. Alisha Hamel meets Mr. Bonifacio Adriano of the Palawan Veterans District.JPG
Ltc.alisha hamel shares pleasantries with the veterans.jpg
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NHCP Dir. Ludovico Badoy and Ms. Ellen Samonte arrives at the Plaza Cuartel.JPG
Palawan Liberation Task Force with the representatives of US and PH Honorees and veterans.jpg
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Palawan Veterans- District Commander, Bonifacio Adriano (2nd from left) together with other veterans.jpg
Philippine Coast Guard Auxillary.jpg
Philippine Coast Guard- Palawan District (2).JPG
Plaza Cuartel (2).jpg
Plaza Cuartel Marker in English Translation.jpg
Plaza Cuartel Tagalog  Marker.jpg
Prof. Ricardo Jose and Mr. Bart Duff.JPG
Prof. Ricardo Jose and PTC President Ms. Debbie Tan.JPG
PSupt. Antonio Cruz with Ms. Tess of CIO Palawan.JPG
Representatives from National Food Authority.JPG
The English translation of the marker after the unveiling ceremony.jpg
the other Plaza Cuartel Marker.jpg
The Palawan Liberation Task Force together with the representatives of the US and PH Honorees.JPG
The Philippine Navy Ship that docked at bay in time during our 2 day event.jpg
The Plaza Cuartel facade now features two markers.jpg
Unveiling Ceremony of the English Translation of Plaza Cuartel Marker (1).jpg
Unveiling Ceremony of the English Translation of Plaza Cuartel Marker (2).jpg
VADM Alexander Lopez meets with the veteran.JPG
VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. meets BGen. Restituto Aguilar (Ret.).jpg
VDAM Higinio Mendoza Jr. poses with the Palawan Veterans District.jpg
Veteran sings the Lupang Hinirang.JPG
Veterans and representatives of PH and US Honorees witness the Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel.jpg
Veterans at Plaza Cuartel.jpg
Vice Governor Dennis Socrates together with the veterans.JPG
WESCOM.JPG
Wreath by the marker.JPG
Wreath Laying at Plaza Cuartel (2).JPG
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (10).jpg
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (10).jpg
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (11).jpg
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (12).jpg
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (2).jpg
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (4).JPG
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (5).JPG
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (6).JPG
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (7).JPG
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (8).jpg
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Plaza Cuartel (9).jpg
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      LUNCH AT KA LUI RESTAURANT

(L-R) BGen. Aguilar, Mr. Lucke,DND USec. Millan, Prof. Jose, Ms. Estalilla, DFA ASec. Cimafranca, Ms. Tan, Ms. Clemente and Ltc. Hamel.JPG
Guests from PVAO and DND at Kalui Restaurant.JPG
KaLui Restaurant at Puerto Princesa, Palawan (2).JPG
KaLui Restaurant at Puerto Princesa, Palawan.JPG
Representatives of the PH Honorees at Kalui Restaurant (2).JPG
Representatives of the PH Honorees at Kalui Restaurant (3).JPG
Representatives of the PH Honorees at Kalui Restaurant (4).JPG
Representatives of the PH Honorees at Kalui Restaurant (5).JPG
Representatives of the PH Honorees at Kalui Restaurant.JPG

      IWAHIG PRISON AND PENAL FARM PROGRAM

A video clip about Iwahig was shown to the guests.JPG
Councilor Matthew Mendoza and PSupt. Antonio Cruz unveils the City Ordinance declaring the Iwahig as.JPG
Doxology by Fr. Jose Ruel Tuale.JPG
Guests  appreciate the newly unveiled photwalls that tells the story of Iwahig.JPG
Guests buy souvenirs made by the IPPF inmates 2.JPG
Guests buy souvenirs made by the IPPF inmates.JPG
Guests from Manila.JPG
IPPF Band.JPG
IPPF Supervisor Manuel Socrates.JPG
Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm Admin Building.JPG
Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm.JPG
Mr. Bart Duff of Puerto Princesa Chamber of Commerce gives a brief narrative of the marker 2.JPG
Mr. Bart Duff of Puerto Princesa Chamber of Commerce gives a brief narrative of the marker.JPG
Ms. Clemente, BGen. Restituto Aguilar, Prof.  Jose, Ltc.  Hamel, PSupt.  Cruz and DFA ASec. Cimafranca.JPG
Ms. Mabel Buni hosted the event.JPG
Palawan Tourism Council President, Ms. Debbie Tan, delivers the closing remarks.JPG
Photowalls depicting the history of the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm.JPG
PSupt. Antonio Cruz delivers his Welcome Remarks.JPG
PSupt. Antonio Cruz gives his Welcome Remarks.JPG
PSupt. Antonio Cruz sing along with the IPPF Band.JPG
PSupt. Antonio Cruz, Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida, City Councilor Matthew Mendoza, Ltc. Alisha Hamel, Mr. Bart Duff, ASec. Frank Cimafranca.JPG
The Palawan Liberation Task Force together with the representatives of PH and US Honorees.JPG
Tinikling Dance by the IPPF inmates 2.JPG
Tinikling Dance by the IPPF inmates.JPG
Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida gives his message on behalf of City Mayor Lucilo Bayron.JPG

      IWAHIG FIREFLY WATCHING AND DINNER

BGen. Restituto Aguilar, Mr. Robert Lucke, and Mr. Levito Tactaquin.jpg
DFA ASec. Frank Cimafranca and RCO Palawan-GAD Focal Point Officer Ms. Liza Jane Estalilla 2.jpg
DFA ASec. Frank Cimafranca and RCO Palawan-GAD Focal Point Officer Ms. Liza Jane Estalilla.jpg
DFA ASec. Frank Cimafranca, RCO Palawan, GAD Focal Point Officer Ms. Liza Jane Estalilla and RTC President and Chairman, Ms. Aileen Clemente.JPG
Guests arrive at the Dampa Restaurant at the Iwahig Firefly Watching Eco-Tourism and Wildlife Park.JPG
Guests enjoys the dinner.JPG
Guests line up for the buffet featuring local dishes  2.JPG
Guests line up for the buffet featuring local dishes 3.JPG
Guests line up for the buffet featuring local dishes.JPG
Guests poses for group photo before the firefly watching.JPG
IPPF Supervisor Manuel Socrates and PSupt. Antonio Cruz hosted dinner.JPG
Mr. Bart Duff, Professor Ricardo Jose and Ltc. Alisha Hamel poses in front of camera before the Firefly watching.JPG
PSupt Antonio Cruz serenaded the guests during dinner.JPG
Rajah Travel Corporation President and Chairman, Ms. Aileen Clemente (middle) together with the Veterans Bank (Bronze Sponsor), representatives.JPG
Representatives of the PH Honorees enjoys the boat ride.jpg
RTC President and Chairman, Ms. Aileen Clemente,DFA ASec. Frank Cimafranca and RCO Palawan-GAD Focal Point Officer Ms. Liza Jane Estalilla.jpg
The view along the Iwahig river.jpg
Veterans Bank Representative at firefly watching activity.jpg
Veterans Bank Representatives enjoys the boat ride.JPG
Veterans Bank Representatives-Palawan Branch Manager, Ms. Roxanne Balean and Senior Manager and Southern Luzon Area Head Ms. Geraldine Romano.JPG

      PLTF VISITS PVT. LEOPOLDO TABINGA

(L-R) Ms. Mabel Buni, VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr., Pvt. Leopoldo Tabinga, Ms. Aileen Clemente and Ms. Jenny Gapuz.JPG
Pvt. Leopoldo Tabinga happily receives his award.JPG
The Palawan Liberation Task Force personally delivered Pvt. Tabinga's award at his home.JPG
the Palawan Liberation Task Force visited Pvt. Leopoldo Tabinga to give him his award.JPG
VADM Higinio Mendoza Jr. and Pvt. Leopoldo Tabinga.JPG