National Italian American Council Interview – Col McMahon

National Italian American Council Interview – Col Richard A. McMahon, Jr., President MBDO 2008

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Support the MBDO

If you are interested in helping MBDO in its mission to honor and remember veterans, please consider one or all of the following. Volunteer MBDO has many opportunities for volunteers, from serving on the Board of Directors, to assisting with our annual Bataan Day ceremonies, to maintaining the memorial in Veterans Memorial Park in...

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Director Gerald Besaw

We were saddened to hear of the death of MBDO Director Gerald Besaw on Thursday, September 8, 2011. Jerry was also the husband of Secretary/Treasurer Patricia Besaw. He had celebrated his 90th birthday just last Sunday. We join his friends and family in mourning their loss and honoring his...

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Odie M. Conner, wife and Alva C. Boykin, daughter of Director Leon Conner

Received word last month about two sad losses in the family of Maywood Bataan Day Director-At-Large Leon Conner. On November 18th, 2010, Leon’s daughter, Alva C. Boykin, passed away. Then, on December 7th, 2010, Leon’s beloved wife, Odie M. Conner passed away. We mourn this loss and offer prayers and thoughts for all of...

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Leo Armwood Elected to MBDO Board

The Board of Directors took action at the February Board meeting to elect Leo Armwood, a USMC GYSGT with 24 years of service, to the board as a Director-At-Large. Please join us in welcoming Leo Armwood!

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Director Goran Anderson Dead At Age 92

[Death date corrected, Ed.] The Maywood Bataan Day Organization joins the family and friends of Goran Anderson in mourning his passing on June 9th. Goran had been a director on the board of the Maywood Bataan Day Organization for many years. He was a faithful volunteer and a stickler for getting things done – and done right....

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