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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 a brilliant career in both general surgery and vascular surgery at harlem Hospital, as a teacher and as certified physician to the Consulate General of France for several years. He also served as President of the Federation of French War Veterans. He was generous with his time and talents and many owe him a debt of gratitude.

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Isabelle Van Bockstaele and Ambassador François Delattre