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Carlos P. Romulo
Purple Heart Silver Star WEBSITE carlospromulo.org MILITARY SERVICE ALLEGIANCE Philippines SERVICE/BRANCH Philippine Armed Forces (Reserve) commissioned to United States Army RANK Major General BATTLES/WARS World War II
World War II
CARLOS PEñA ROMULO, QSC PLH (14 January 1898 – 15 December 1985) was a Filipino diplomat, statesman, soldier, journalist and author. He was a reporter at 16, a newspaper editor by the age of 20, and a publisher at 32. He was a co-founder of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines , a general in the US Army and the Philippine Army, university president, President of the UN General Assembly, was eventually named one of the Philippines' National Artists in Literature, and was the recipient of many other honors and honorary degrees
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Alma Mater
ALMA MATER ( Latin
Latin
: alma "nourishing/kind", mater "mother"; pl. almae matres) is an allegorical Latin
Latin
phrase for a university or college . In modern usage, it is a school or university which an individual has attended, or a song or hymn associated with a school . The phrase is variously translated as "nourishing mother", "nursing mother", or "fostering mother", suggesting that a school provides intellectual nourishment to its students. Fine arts will often depict educational institutions using a robed woman as a visual metaphor. Before its modern usage, Alma mater
Alma mater
was an honorific title for various Latin
Latin
mother goddesses , especially Ceres or Cybele , and later in Catholicism for the Virgin Mary
Virgin Mary

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United States Congress
535 voting members * 100 senators * 435 representatives 6 non-voting members SENATE POLITICAL GROUPS * Republican (51) * Democratic (47)* Independent (2) (caucusing with Democrats) HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES POLITICAL GROUPS * Republican (238) * Democratic (193) * Vacant (4) ELECTIONS SENATE LAST ELECTION November 8, 2016 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LAST ELECTION November 8, 2016 MEETING PLACE United States Capitol
United States Capitol

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Taguig, Metro Manila
TAGUIG (Tagalog : Tagíg, pronounced , officially the CITY OF TAGUIG, Filipino : Lungsod ng Tagíg) is a highly urbanized city located in south-eastern portion of Metro Manila in the Philippines . From a thriving fishing community along the shores of Laguna de Bay , it is now an important residential, commercial and industrial center. According to the 2015 census, Taguig is the 7th most populous city in the Philippines after Zamboanga City, it has a population of 804,915. The local government of Taguig currently administers Bonifacio Global City , which is considered as one of Metro Manila's central business districts alongside Makati CBD and Ortigas Center . Other future developments in the city include Arca South (formerly known as Food Terminal Incorporated) Ayala Land 's 70-hectare business and lifestyle district, and Laguna de Bay Lakeshore Development along the Bulacan–Rizal–Manila–Cavite Regional Expressway (C-6 Road)
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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos * " E pluribus unum
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Manila
MANILA (/məˈnɪlə/ ; Filipino : Maynilà, pronounced or , Spanish : Manila), officially the CITY OF MANILA (Filipino : Lungsod ng Maynilà , Spanish : Ciudad de Manila), is the capital of the Philippines
Philippines
and the most densely populated city proper in the world. It was the first chartered City by virtue of the Philippine Commission Act 183 on July 31, 1901 and gained autonomy with the passage of Republic Act No. 409 or the "Revised Charter of the City of Manila" on June 18, 1949. It is home to many of the Philippines' firsts, including the first university (1590), water system (1878), hotel (1889), electricity (1895), oceanarium (1913), stock exchange (1927), flyover (1930s), zoo (1959), pedestrian underpass (1960), science high school (1963), city-run university (1965), city-run hospital (1969), and light rail transit system (1984; also considered as the first LRT system in Southeast Asia)
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Diplomat
A DIPLOMAT is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with one or more other states or international organisations . The main functions of diplomats are: representation and protection of the interests and nationals of the sending state; initiation and facilitation of strategic agreements; treaties and conventions; promotion of information; trade and commerce; technology; and friendly relations. Seasoned diplomats of international repute are used in international organisations (e.g. United Nations) as well as multinational companies for their experience in management and negotiating skills. Diplomats are members of foreign services and diplomatic corps of various nations of the world. Diplomats are the oldest form of any of the foreign policy institutions of the state, predating by centuries foreign ministers and ministerial offices. They usually have diplomatic immunity
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Member Of Parliament
A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament . In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Member of Congress
Congress
is an equivalent term in other jurisdictions. Members of parliament tend to form parliamentary groups (also called parliamentary parties) with members of the same political party
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Filipino People
FILIPINOS (Filipino : Mga Filipino) are the people who are native to, or identified with the country of the Philippines
Philippines
. Filipinos
Filipinos
come from various ethnolinguistic groups . Currently, there are more than 175 ethnolinguistic groups, each with its own language, identity, culture and history. The modern Filipino identity, with its Austronesian roots, was developed in conjunction with Spanish, Chinese and American influences. The Philippines
Philippines
was a Spanish colony for 333 years, setting a foundation for contemporary Filipino culture. Under Spanish rule, most of the Filipino populace embraced Roman Catholicism , yet revolted many times against its hierarchy
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United Nations
The UNITED NATIONS (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations , the organization was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II
World War II
with the aim of preventing another such conflict. At its founding, the UN had 51 member states ; there are now 193. The headquarters of the UN is in Manhattan
Manhattan
, New York City
New York City
, and is subject to extraterritoriality . Further main offices are situated in Geneva
Geneva
, Nairobi
Nairobi
, and Vienna
Vienna
. The organization is financed by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states
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World War II
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations
League of Nations
* Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIED POWERS AXIS POWERS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS * Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
* Franklin D
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Silver Star
The SILVER STAR MEDAL, unofficially the SILVER STAR, is the United States military 's third-highest personal decoration for valor in combat. The Silver Star
Silver Star
Medal is awarded primarily to members of the United States Armed Forces
United States Armed Forces
for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Award criteria * 3 Appearance * 4 Recipients * 4.1 Female recipients * 4.2 Notable recipients * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYThe Silver Star
Silver Star
Medal (SSM) is the successor award to the "Citation Star " ( 3⁄16 silver star) which was established by an Act of Congress on July 9, 1918, during World War I
World War I

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Purple Heart
The PURPLE HEART is a United States
United States
military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military . With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit , which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart
Purple Heart
is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members – the only earlier award being the obsolete Fidelity Medallion . The National Purple Heart
Purple Heart
Hall of Honor is located in New Windsor, New York
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Intramuros, Manila
INTRAMUROS (Spanish for "within the walls") is the 0.67 square kilometers (0.26 sq mi) historic walled area within the modern City of Manila
Manila
, Philippines
Philippines
. It is administered by the Intramuros Administration, which was created through the Presidential Decree No. 1616 signed on April 10, 1979. Intramuros
Intramuros
is also called the WALLED CITY, and at the time of the Spanish Colonial Period was synonymous to the City of Manila. Other towns and arrables (suburbs) located beyond the walls are referred to as "extramuros", the Spanish for "outside the walls". It was the seat of government and political power when the Philippines
Philippines
was a component realm of the Spanish Empire
Spanish Empire
. It was also the center of religion, education and economy
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Pacific
The PACIFIC OCEAN is the largest and deepest of Earth
Earth
's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean
Arctic Ocean
in the north to the Southern Ocean
Southern Ocean
(or, depending on definition, to Antarctica
Antarctica
) in the south and is bounded by Asia
Asia
and Australia
Australia
in the west and the Americas
Americas
in the east. At 165,250,000 square kilometers (63,800,000 square miles) in area (as defined with an Antarctic
Antarctic
southern border), this largest division of the World Ocean
World Ocean
—and, in turn, the hydrosphere —covers about 46% of Earth's water surface and about one-third of its total surface area, making it larger than all of Earth's land area combined
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