Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan led the commemoration of the 73rd anniversary of the Liberation of Baguio last May 4.
The Baguio politiko called the veterans “the symbol and foundation of sacrifices.”
“Our freedom gives us the opportunity to wage war on the ills of society. We are even allowed to surpass our forebears’ victorious accomplishments,” Domogan said.
Vice Mayor Edison Bilog, meanwhile, said the veterans’ are models of bravery and gallantry.
“Bigyang pugay at pag-alala, isapuso at isaisip po natin ang kadakilaan ng mga beterano, at nawa’y magsilbing inspirasyon at gabay ang kanilang katapangan at dedikasyon sa serbisyo. Hindi po natin sila dapat makalimutan,” Bilog said.