Monthly Archive: November 2016

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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