VFW Post Member Awarded French Legion of Honor 5/9/14

 

Stanley Plesent was recently awarded the French Legion of Honor for his contribution to the liberation of France during World War II.  Stanley served in the European Theater as a member of the 36th Infantry Division.  This award was presented to Stanley at a ceremony on May 9 at the U.S. Military Academy by the French Consulat General in New York Bertrand Lortholary.  (http://bigstory.ap.org/article/french-honor-world-war-ii-vets-west-point )