Kentucky WWII Veteran to Receive French Legion of Honor

Legion of Honor to World War II Veterans French government awards Legion Of Honor medals to 17 La. WWII vets – The huge World War II Museum hall was packed as the French Legion of Honor was awarded to 17 World War II veterans from Louisiana. George Patton,’ said Herman Torres of Donaldsonville. ‘To receive.

It was an emotional surprise for a World War II veteran. On Friday john faenza received the Knight of Legion of Honor Medal, the highest honor of French military decoration. to apply and arrange.

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A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore will receive the medal June 6 at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore for his participation.

There are three versions of the medal, one each for the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Personnel of the Marine Corps and Coast Guard receive the Navy version. The Medal of Honor was introduced for the Navy in 1861, soon followed by an Army version in 1862. The Medal of Honor is the oldest continuously issued combat decoration of the United States armed forces.

WILMORE, Ky. (AP) – A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore will receive the medal June 6 at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore for his participation in the liberation of.

Passaic County Veterans Service officer john harris, himself a Vietnam War veteran, helped Galofaro file the paperwork to receive. was awarded the French Legion of Honor Medal, the nation’s highest.

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CHICAGO (WLS) — A World War II veteran received France’s. eventually liberating France. The French consul general pinned the soldier with France’s Legion of Honor Medal. "It’s a great honor to.