USDVAUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs
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The payments, otherwise called the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation (FVEC), are to be made through the USDVA.
Roman said the FVEC applications filed by most World War II (WWII) Filipino veterans were denied for not being in the so-called Missouri List, which was used by the USDVA in validating claims.
"In the processing of the FVEC, the USDVA validated all applications using the Missouri List, resulting in the denial of legitimate World War ll veterans," said Roman.
"Efforts were initiated to convince the USDVA to consider other supporting documents to prove eligibility of Filipino World War II veterans in the processing of the equity compensation.