#SalamatSaSerbisyo: Tribute to men and women of valor

#SalamatSaSerbisyo: Tribute to men and women of valor
Share photos of heroes you personally know – your grandfather, mother or father, sister, brother, or friend – who have served the country well or continue to put their lives on the line for the sake of the motherland

MANILA, Philippines – On April 9, Thursday, the country observes “Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor),” the 73rd commemoration of the Fall of Bataan.

The annual celebration pays tribute to the bravery and valor of Filipino and American soldiers in the battle against invading Japanese forces during World War II. (FAST FACTS: Araw ng Kagitingan)

Let us also honor our modern-day heroes – police, soldiers, firemen, forest rangers, paramedics during disasters, traffic enforcers, disaster responders, etc –  those who have lived up to the sacrifices and principles of our pre-colonial and war-time defenders.

Let’s thank them for their sacrificies and selflessness using the hashtag #SalamatSaSerbisyo! 

When submitting via social media, remember to use #SalamatSaSerbisyo and make your post public.

The photos will be collated and published in Rappler on Sunday, April 12.

Let the rest of the Philippines know who your personal hero is!  – Rappler.com

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