Category Archive: AWARDS

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 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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May 01

Alain Dupuis and Fabrice Jaumont receive the Medal of Appreciation of the Committee of French Speaking Societies

On December 12, 2014, in ceremony presided over by M. Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France and M. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France Dr. Gérard Epelbaum awarded the Committee’s Medal of Appreciation to our President Alain Dupuis and to Fabrice Jaumont, Education Attaché at the Embassy of France in Washington. Photo: Daniel Falgerho

May 14

US Veterans of WWII awarded the Legion of Honor / Remise de la Legion d’Honneur à des Anciens Combattants américains de la Seconde Guerre

As the 70trh Anniversary of D-Day approaches 36 US Veterans who participated in the Liberation of France in WWII were awarded the Knight’s Cross of the French Legion of Honor. In a ceremony held at the West Point Club at the invitation of Lieutenant General Robert L. Caslen Jr., Superintendent of the US Military Academy, …

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Nov 23

35 Veterans of World War II receive the Legion of Honor / 35 Anciens Combattants américains reçoivent la Légion d’Honneur

–8 November 2013 – 35 US Veterans who participated in the Liberation of France in WW II received the Knight’s Cross of the Legion of Honor from M. François Delattre, Ambassador of France, M. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France and M. Guy Wildenstein, President of the American Society of the French Legion of Honor …

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May 14

US Veterans awarded the Legion of Honor

Seven US Veterans received the Knight’s Cross of the French Legion of Honor in recognition of their service in the liberation of France in the Second World War. The ceremony was held on May 10, 2013 at the Consulate General of France, the decorations were handed by Mr. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General and by Mr. …

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Nov 16

Legion of Honor awarded to US Veterans / Remise de la Légion d’Honneur

On the occasion of the Commemoration Ceremony of November 11th, the Insignia of the Legion of Honor have been bestowed upon 19 American veterans of the Second World War by the Consul General of France, Philippe Lalliot, who was accompanied by the President of the American Society of the Legion of Honor, Guy Wildenstein, the …

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