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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Bataan Day 2016 Photos Posted

Pres. McMahon has completed the Maywood Bataan Day 2016 photo gallery and it has been posted. Please contact Col. McMahon with corrections or use the contact form on this website. Thank you to all for your help and support. Click here to view the Maywood Bataan Day 2016...

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Bataan Day Event Details – 9/11/16

Here are the 2016 Maywood Bataan Day event details. Linked below are the press release, Program Booklet and Programme Insert. If you have questions, please call VP Edwin Walker at 708-345-7077. MBDO Press Release 2016 MBDO Event Booklet 2016 MBDO PROGRAMME INSERT...

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2016 Keynote – Brig Gen Tate Nadeau

In 2015, Brigadier General Alicia A. Tate-Nadeau received her promotion from Colonel to Brigadier General, adding to an impressive resume and thereby becoming the first female in the Illinois National Guard to earn the rank. Brigadier General Tate-Nadeau currently serves as the Assistant Adjutant General/Director of the Joint...

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Bataan Day 2016

On a hot September Sunday in 1946, citizens and honored guests gathered at the corner of 5th Avenue and Oak Street in this western suburb of Chicago. In attendance was the Governor of Illinois, as well as Brigadier Generals and Navy Commandants. But the true guest of honor on September 8, 1946 was a tank, sent from Minnesota to...

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