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. Philippine Veterans Week and Araw ng Kagitingan16...

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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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Mukden Reunion

Col. McMahon received the following urgent request for assistance from Linda Anderson: We are Linda and Dave Anderson from El Paso Texas. We are hosting what is called the Mukden Reunion. 2 of these guys were on the Bataan Death March and 2 defended Corregidor til it was surrendered. These gentlemen were all in the same Japanese...

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