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Embassy Remembers D-Day With U.S. Veterans, Associations

Published on June 12, 2014
Celebrations in the Southeast
Matthew Keller of the Alliance Fran├žaise of Columbia presented Mr. George Wheeler with a tri-color bouquet of flowers during a ceremony decorating 7 WWII veterans with the French Legion of Honor in Columbia, SC
During a ceremony decorating 7 WWII veterans with the French Legion of Honor in Columbia, SC, Director of Veterans Affairs Howard Metcalf read a proclamation by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, declaring June 6 D-Day Remembrance Day.
Consul General Denis Barbet shook hands with each of the WWII veterans of South Carolina who would receive the French Legion of Honor during the ceremony that was held at the State House in Columbia, SC on June 6, 2014.
Consul General Denis Barbet and U.S. Senator Lindsay Graham paused for a group photo during a ceremony honoring 7 WWII veterans with the French Legion of Honor in Columbia, SC on June 6, 2014.
Honorary Consul of Hattiesburg, Keltoum Roland, shared a few words of thanks during an event held to honor WWII veterans at the University of Southern Mississippi, in conjunction with the Alliance Fran├žaise on June 5, 2014.
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