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Caption: Commissioner Regalado Baldonado (Veteran Affairs, City and County of San Francisco), Credit: John Agoncillo Photography
Image by: John Agoncillo Photography 
Commissioner Regalado Baldonado (Veteran Affairs, City and County of San Francisco) 

Filipino-American WWII veterans renew fight for recognition of military service with HR 210 bill

From: War News Radio
Length: 08:49

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Regalado_baldonado_small It’s been a long, slow struggle for Filipino and Filipino-American veterans who fought for the U.S. during World War II. They are now in their late 80s or 90s, but are still fighting to have their military service be recognized by the U.S. government. War News Radio's Maki Somosot speaks to a Filipino-American veteran, filmmaker and community activist, about why the fight for equity has lasted for more than six decades.

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It’s been a long, slow struggle for Filipino and Filipino-American veterans who fought for the U.S. during World War II. They are now in their late 80s or 90s, but are still fighting to have their military service be recognized by the U.S. government. War News Radio's Maki Somosot speaks to a Filipino-American veteran, filmmaker and community activist, about why the fight for equity has lasted for more than six decades.