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1st Filipino Infantry Regiment, Always First, battalion, Laging Una, military, snapback, soldiers, t-shirt, US Army -

HISTORY OF THE 1st & 2nd FILIPINO INFANTRY REGIMENTS, U.S. ARMY, 1942-1946Taken from: history.army.mil   Following the Japanese attacks that destroyed U.S. airfields on Luzon on 8 December 1941, thousands of Filipinos fought side by side with U.S. Army soldiers in the defense of the Philippines. Yet at the same time stateside recruiters refused to enlist Filipino-American volunteers due to their status as American nationals. Under the Selective Service and Training Act, American nationals were ineligible to serve in the Armed Forces of the United States. To fight a world war, however, the nation needed to call upon all its...

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1st Filipino Infantry Regiment, Bolo, Escrima, Filipino Martial Arts, FMA, ITAK, WW2 -

There were some pictures I posted up on our social media networks and it had a lot of interactions with our friends. It was great, because they shared their information in that particular historical event. Some had their family members were a part of it as well. And it relates to others, because it's a proven evidence that the art that they have a passion of learning, is battle tested. Meaning the great masters and instructors that was in their lineage, has used the same exact art that they are learning today to survive in the War that they had served. What...

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