Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 23

Fall Banquet 2013 / Banquet d’Automne 2013

— On Sunday November 10, 2013 we met for mass at the Church of Notre Dame on 114th Street. Msgr. John Paddack celebrated mass, M. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France, M. Bernard Farro, Deputy Consul General were in attendance. Col. Patrick du Tertre, President of ACREFEU, M. Jean Lachaud, President of le Souvenir Français, …

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Nov 23

Veterans’ Day Parade 2013 in New York

11 November 2013 – The Federation participated in the traditional march on 5th Avenue to honor Veterans of all wars. We march in the company of the Cadets Lafayette. Our friends who served in WW II and Viet Nam were well represented and a remarkable detachment in perfect WW I uniform preceded us in the …

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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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Nov 23

Honoring the departed / Hommage aux disparus

–In observance of the Day of the Dead, we held a ceremony at the French War Veterans square in Flushing Cemetery and at Cypress Hill Cemetery at the tombs of 25 French sailors who died in 1918 while on active duty in World War I. –A l’occasion du Jour des Morts nous nous sommes réunis …

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Nov 01

Manifestations de novembre 2013 / Events for November 2013

— Samedi 2 novembre: Cimetière de Flushing: -10h00 – Hommage à nos morts au Carré des Anciens Combattants. Le Cimetière de Flushing est situé à l’angle de la 46º Avenue et de la 162º Rue. Nous nous rendrons ensuite en cortège au Cimetière de Cypress Hills (Jamaica Avenue, angle de Hale Street à la limite …

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