MBDO Treasurer Brotonel Awarded Philippine Presidential Award

We were excited to hear that MBDO Treasurer, Edward Brotonel was recognized by the Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and awarded the 2018 Presidential “Pamana ng Pilipino Award” last December 5, 2018, at The Malacanan Palace. The “Pamana ng Pilipino Award” is conferred on Filipinos overseas, who, in exemplifying the talent...

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New photo album! 76th Anniversary of the Day of Valor – in Chicago

Pres. McMahon and MBDO board member, Ed Brotonel have started work on this exciting new gallery of photos from this recent event. Click here to view the album...

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Vets Day at MAC 2017

Col. McMahon has completed his updates on the great new gallery of photos from the Veterans Day Ceremonies at the Manila American Ceremony, this past November. Click GALLERIES in the menu at the top of the page, then PHILIPPINE EVENTS ALBUM to find these and other photos. You can go directly to the new gallery by clicking...

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74th Commemoration of Araw ng Kagitingan

MBDO President Richard A. McMahon, Jr. & MBDO Director Ed Brotonel represented MBDO at this wonderful event sponsored by Honorable Generoso D.G. Calonge, Philippine Consul General in Chicago. Special thanks to Anna Liza F. Alcantara, Consulate Cultural Officer, for sharing photos. Find the photo gallery here — or click...

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Philippine Veterans Week 2016

Col. McMahon was unable to attend this year’s event in person, so the Veterans Memorial and Historical Division of the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office was kind enough to share their photos from their Facebook page. if you want to see more, please visit them at Facebook. 10 April 2016, Capas, Tarlac—16 World War II...

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We Remember April 9th

Maywood Bataan Day Organization President Richard A. McMahon Jr. and Director Ed Brotonel joined members of the Philippine Consulate in Chicago to mark the 74th anniversary of the fall of Bataan in World War II. The Chicago-area has a deep and long-lasting memory of the events of that fateful day. Being able to mark this date with...

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