A Recap of The Event
Greetings from Philippines Consul General Edgar Badajoz, followed by highlights of the event. If you want a readable copy of the event, you can download our new Legacy Newsletter below.
Honoring The Legacy of Freedom
Summary of The Event
So much happened during the 80th Anniversary of The USAFFE. From tears of sadness to tears of joy, we've reminisced and honored those who were part of The United States Army Forces in the Far East. To learn more about what happened during the event, click the button below.
Who Were The USAFFE?
United States Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) was a military formation of the United States Army active from 1941 to 1946. The new command's headquarters was created on 26 July 1941, at No. 1, Calle Victoria, Manila, Luzon, the Philippines, with General Douglas MacArthur as commander. The Chief of Staff was Brigadier General Richard K. Sutherland and the Deputy Chief of Staff was Lieutenant Colonel Richard J. Marshall. The core of this command (including MacArthur, Marshall, and Sutherland) was drawn from the Office of the Military Advisor to the Commonwealth Government.