Do not deal with fixers, NVizcaya PVAO tells vets
Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya (23 February) -- Officials of the Philippine Veterans Administration Office (PVAO) here has urged veterans and their relatives not to rely on fixers in claiming their long-awaited benefits.
This came as President US President Barack Obama recently signed the Economic Stimulus Bill which covers the package of benefits for living World War II veterans residing in the country and abroad.
Phoebe Quirit, PVAO district head said applications are now available in their office so that processing of veterans' claims will be immediately processed.
"It will only take a month to process their documents if there are no problems encountered," Quirit said in a radio announcement.
The requirements needed for filing veterans' lump sum compensation package are the following: two valid IDs, Passport, Naturalization paper, Claim/File number for those receiving pension from US Veterans Administration (USVA), File application, service record (if available) and other important documents.
Processing of claim papers will be administered and validated by representatives of US embassy officials and PVAO officials. (PIA NVizcaya) [top]