Monthly Archive: November 2010

Nov 17

Veterans’ Day Parade 2011 / Défilé du 11 novembre 2011

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On November 11 we took part in the Veterans’ Day Parade on 5th Avenue. M. Olivier-Antoine Reÿnès, Consul Adjoint joined us as Flag Bearer. The Federation was represented by our President Alain Dupuis, Dr. Pierre Van Bockstaele, Past President, Jean Stefkovíc, Treasurer, Paul Garabedian, Secretary, Henri Dubarry, Pierre Martinez and Daniel Falgerho. See photographs: Nous …

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Nov 16

Ceremonies and Lunch of November 2010

As we do every year, we gathered on Sunday November 7 at St. Vincent de Paul Church where our Chaplain Fr. Gerald Murray celebrated Mass. Afterwards Mr. Olivier-Antoine Reÿnès, Consul Adjoint and our President Alain Dupuis laid a wreath at the shrine of St. Therese below the plaques bearing the names of French residents of …

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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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Nov 07

Ceremony at Flushing and Cypress Hills Cemeteries/Cérémonie aux cimetières

We gathered to honor our dead at the tombs of the French War Veterans in Flushing Cemetery and proceeded to Cypress Hills to lay a wreath at the memorial monument dedicated to 25 French sailors who died on duty in New York Harbor in 1918. They had taken part in anti-submarine warfare and convoy protection …

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