The Veterano

The good folks at PNOY Apparel have developed and are releasing a very special jacket called “The Veterano.” I applaud their dedication and commitment to not only educate, pay tribute and honor the heroes of our (Filipino) heritage, but they also give back! Bravo… Both my grandfathers were among the 250,000 Philippine soldiers who marched and fought alongside the Americans against the Japanese during WWII, so although gone, they are not forgotten.


The Veterano jacket by PNOY Apparel is honoring the 250,000 Filipino American veterans who fought side by side their American counterparts without compensation or recognition. ONLY after almost 70 years, the Stimulus Plan hands out $15K to those who became U.S. Citizens and $9K to non-citizens veterans for their duty, a small reward for a life’s worth.

PNOY Apparel wants to help with proceeds of The Veterano to be donated to JFAV (Justice for Filipino American Veterans) to help our dying heroes.

Custom Cut-N-Sew Details:

  • Full ringstop camoflouge material
  • Full zip with double zipper enclosures
  • Stuffed embroidered “PNOY” pullers
  • Welted pockets
  • Single zip puller on hoodie
  • Button enclosure on hoodie
  • Zip chords at inside bottom of jacket
  • Knetted inside lining
  • Embroidered Philippine sun on upper back
  • Elbow patches
  • Four custom embroidered patches
  • Printed WW II soldier running at you with a grenade inside jacket
  • Pre-washed

Sizes Available: XS-XXXL
ONLY 300 made and will be available at the strike of 12:00 midnight Pacific Time Wednesday, July 28, 2010 online

SPECIAL PRICE FOR THE FIRST WEEK ONLY! Good luck and don’t get caught sleeping. The most detailed jacket to date and one to HELP OUT OUR VETERANOS!!

Video – “Son of Ran – Death March” for PNOY Apparel Veterano

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