Kovach Home – At Last

Nearly 75 years after he died in the hellish prison camp known as Cabanatuan, SPC John Kovach, Jr. returns to Port Clinton, OH. His family, friends and loving fellow Americans are there to show their undying love and respect for the sacrifice he and his family made in WWII. The words that appeared above the Lido Theater picture of...

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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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New photo gallery: Philippine Veterans Week 2017

President McMahon is happy to announce that he has finished cataloging and uploading photos from Philippine Veterans Week 2017 at Capas National Shrine. You can find it in the GALLERY tab above, under Philippine Events Album. Or click...

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Col. McMahon @ Pearl Harbor

Our own President, Col. Richard McMahon, Jr., has been busy while he’s hopping around the Pacific. Here’s an article recently published where he talks about his time volunteering at the Pearl Harbor Memorial in Hawai’i. Snowbird...

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Last Man – Lester Tenney Dies, Age 96

Lester Tenney has passed away. He was the last man from Co. B, and the last Maywood-born member of the 192nd Tank Battalion. He was also a past president of the American Bataan Clan (the predecessor for the MBDO). Lester was a tireless advocate for POWs in his life and career after WWII and remained active up until his death. We...

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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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