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  1. 2017 Commemoration of the Battles of Saratoga and Yorktown — October 17, 2017
  2. US VETERANS RECEIVE THE LEGION OF HONOR/VETERANS AMERICAINS DECORES DE LA LEGION D’HONNEUR — December 5, 2016
  3. Homage to our dead/Cérémonies aux Cimetières — November 24, 2016
  4. Mass and luncheon November 2016/Messe et banquet de novembre 2016 — November 22, 2016
  5. Commemoration of the battles of Saratoga and Yorktown — November 21, 2016

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Oct 17

2017 Commemoration of the Battles of Saratoga and Yorktown

Once again this year the Lower Manhattan Historical in co-operation with the Sons of the American Revolution, the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society, the Veteran Corps of Artillery and the National Democratic Club organized a ceremony to commemorate the victories of Yorktown and Saratoga on October 15, 2017 in the churchyard of Trinity Church where Alexander …

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Dec 05

US VETERANS RECEIVE THE LEGION OF HONOR/VETERANS AMERICAINS DECORES DE LA LEGION D’HONNEUR

On November 14, 2016 in a ceremony held at the French Lycée of New York, 14 Veterans who participated in the liberation of France during the Second World War received the Knight’s Cross of the French Legion of Honor from the hands of Ms. Anne-Claire Legendre, Consul General of France and of Mr. Guy Wildenstein, …

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Nov 24

Homage to our dead/Cérémonies aux Cimetières

As we do each we met to honor our departed comrades by laying a wreath on October 29, 2016 at the French War Veterans’ section of Flushing Cemetery and at Cypress Hills Cemetery where 24 French sailors who perished in the Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918 while they were on active duty on French Navy …

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Nov 22

Mass and luncheon November 2016/Messe et banquet de novembre 2016

Following a long tradition of the Federation we meet every year on the Sunday closest to November 11 to attend mass and repair for lunch. This year mass was celebrated on nNovember 6th at the church of Notre Dame by our chaplain Msgr. John Paddack. Our sincere thanks go to Monique Picot and Yves Picot …

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Nov 21

Commemoration of the battles of Saratoga and Yorktown

This commemoration held in the churchyard of Trinity Church on Broadway was organised by the Lower Manhattan Historical Society with the participation of the Sons of the American Revolution in the State of New York, the 1st New York Continental Chapter of the Sons of the American revolution, the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society and the …

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Nov 20

Visit of the FREMM Languedoc

The Multi-Mission Frigate Languedoc docked in Brooklyn form September 1st to September 6, 2016.This 8000-ton warship, 142-meter-long, built for surface combat and anti-submarine and anti-aircraft fight, was delivered to the French Marine Nationale on March 16th, 2016. Its combat system is conceived to integrate information from radars, sonars and infrareds. It is capable of handling …

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Nov 19

VETERANS’ DAY 2016 IN NEW YORK

The traditional Veterans’ Day Parade produced by the United War Veterans Council was held on Friday November 11, 2016 on 5th Avenue in New York City. We were honored to have Ms. Anne-Claire Legendre, Consul General of France was in attendance. Our group was represented by Alain Dupuis, President, Paul Garabedian, Secretary, Henri Dubarry, Treasurer, …

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Apr 06

Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day 2016

We attended the traditional event to pay tribute to those who served in the Vietnam War, held this year on April 2. The names of the 1741 New Yorkers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Vietnam War and of the 93 who fell in post-9/11 deployments were read in a ceremony at the Church …

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Nov 16

Dr. Van Bockstaele receives the Legion of Honor

Our dear friend and past President Dr. Pierre Van Bockstaele receives the knight’s cross of the French Legion of Honor, France’s highest award from the hands His Excellency François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United Nations in a ceremony held on 12 November at the French Mission to the UN. Dr. Van Bockstaele had …

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Nov 13

Veterans’ Day March 2015 in New York / Défilé du 11 novembre 2015

A delegation of the Federation participated in the Veterans’ Day March on November 11 2015. M. Yann Yochum, Vice Consul represented the Consul General of France. Our President Alain Dupuis, Henri Dubarry, Treasurer, Pierre Martinez, Color Guard and Daniel Falgerho, 2nd Vice President (behind the camera) were in attendance. The event was spectacular, as it …

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