Welcome

Welcome from the President of the Maywood Bataan Day Organization and the Board of Directors. This is the official website for the Maywood Bataan Day Organization. Here you will find information about the MBDO, as well as historical information about our origins and our continuing mission. We recommend you start with the history of...

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Co. B Survivor Celebrates 94th Birthday

Father Ben Morin, (Co. B) is celebrating his 94th birthday today, August 15th, with family and friends at his home in Michigan. We join them all in wishing Fr. Morin a very happy birthday!

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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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Bataan Day Event Details – 9/11/16

Here are the 2016 Maywood Bataan Day event details. Linked below are the press release, Program Booklet and Programme Insert. If you have questions, please call VP Edwin Walker at 708-345-7077. MBDO Press Release 2016 MBDO Event Booklet 2016 MBDO PROGRAMME INSERT...

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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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