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

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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Memorial Day 2016 @ MAC

President McMahon attended Memorial Day services at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila. Here are photos from that event. Click here to view the photos or click GALLERIES above to browse all photo...

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Capas Freedom March 2016

Col. McMahon, President, Maywood Bataan Day Organization (www.mbdo.org) was unable to attend this year’s event in person. Col. Ralph F. Liebhaber, USAF (Ret), Veterans of Foreign Wars, Philippine, District 7 & Angeles City Post 2485, was kind enough to share his photos. See them...

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Philippines Veterans Week

Col. McMahon, President, Maywood Bataan Day Organization was unable to attend this year’s event in person. Our good friend, Heitrid B. Firmantes, Veterans Memorial and Historical Division, Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO), was kind enough to share their photos from their Facebook page. If you want to see more, please...

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Father Ben Gets His Bronze Star

The Maywood Bataan Day Organization (MBDO), on behalf of Ben Morin’s brother, Paul, made a request to the US Army, Awards & Decorations Branch, for posthumous award of the Bronze Star Medal. The request was approved and the medal has been received by his family. His niece, Denita Morin, said, “Thank you so much for...

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