Village To Retain Control of Veterans Park

Recent discussions by the Maywood Village Board and Maywood Park District will probably result in most of the parks in Maywood being turned over to the Maywood Park District, but the Village decided to retain control over the Veterans Park where the Maywood Bataan Day memorials, as well as other veteran memorials are. Given our...

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Amazing Video of Bataan Day 2017

Thanks to Director Kyle FitzGerald for this amazing video of the 75th Anniversary of Bataan Day in Maywood. And a special thanks to all who participated and all who attended. Gratitude also to Dan Perkins, Event Coordinator/Consultant for this...

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A Doughboy in Maywood

This year, the Maywood Bataan Day Organization marks the 75th Anniversary of the original Maywood Bataan Day on September 10th, beginning at 2pm at Maywood’s Veteran Memorial Maywood Park at 1st Avenue and Oak Street in Maywood. As the largest and longest running World War II commemorative event in the Chicago area, we are...

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Bataan Day 2017 – Press Release

Maywood Bataan Day Organization PRESS RELEASE Contact Information: Col. Richard A. McMahon, Jr. (USA, Ret.), President Phone: (708) 366-8761 Email: Ramcmahon1@aol.com Website URL: http://mbdo.org Alternate Contact: Maj. Edwin H. Walker IV (USMC) Phone: (708) 345-7077   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Maywood Veterans – A Century...

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Maywood Bataan Day 2017 – 10 Sep 2017

We are currently finishing up preparations for the 75th Anniversary of Maywood Bataan Day. As always, Bataan Day will be commemorated in Maywood on the second Sunday in September. This year that is September 10, 2017. Festivities begin with music provided by the 144th Ceremonial Band from the Illinois National Guard. Our keynote...

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New Galleries Online! Bataan Day 2016 & Vets Day @ MAC

President McMahon has finished editing the photo galleries for Bataan Day 2016 and the Veterans Memorial Day at the Manila American Cemetery 2016. You can find the galleries under the GALLERIES tab above or click these links: Bataan Day 2016 Veterans Day Memorial at the MAC...

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