US, Philippines sign pact to restore ash-covered 'forgotten' US veterans cemetery

  • by: JIM GOMEZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 16, 2013 - 8:30 AM

MANILA, Philippines — U.S. and Philippine officials signed an agreement Monday for Washington to restore a cemetery north of Manila where the graves of thousands of American service members and dependents have been covered in ash since Mount Pinatubo's 1991 eruption.

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