"The mission of the US-Philippines Society is to build on the rich and longstanding
historical ties between the United States of America and the Philippines.

…and to bring that unique relationship to the 21st century."

Message From Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I want to extend my best wishes and sincerest congratulations to the people of the Republic of the Philippines, as you commemorate your 120th independence day this June 12.

The U.S.-Philippines alliance is underpinned by a shared history, rich people-to-people ties, and a strong and growing spirit of cooperation on trade and security. Our bilateral relationship stands as a model for ensuring peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific. The United States is proud to call the Philippines a friend and ally.

On this special occasion celebrating Philippine independence, we remember and honor our enduring alliance and wish the Philippines a happy and prosperous national day.

 

 Mike Pompeo
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
June 11, 2018

Featured Stories

Disaster ReliefFeatured StoriesMarawi UpdateNewsRegional Security

Challenges to Recovery in Marawi City A Year after the Siege

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The US-Philippines Society and the Asia Foundation hosted a forum to assess the pace of recovery, the political and security environment, and status of displaced persons following the 5-month Marawi siege that began on May 23, 2017 at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington D.C. on June …

READ MORE →

Latest News

Cultural and EducationalFeatureLatest News

Philippine Sisig Garnered Top Awards at DC’s Annual Culinary Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sisig, the Philippine dish prepared by Philippine Embassy’s Chef Abie Sincioco-Mateo was voted by food critics and Washingtonians, as the best among over 24 entries representing participating embassies at the 2018 Embassy Chef Challenge, held on Thursday, May 17, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade …

READ MORE →

Membership

US-Philippines Society offers membership for individuals or organizations that support our mission and initiatives.

Join Us

Contact Us

Tel. +1 202 525 3982  email:info@usphilsociety.org



Partners

sponsor-group-photos-rev-1