Events

The Post Installation of Officers was held on 10 October 2017 at St Jean New Britain. Below is Past National Commander Robert Corriveau giving the oath of office for the year 2017 – 2018 to Commander elect Mark Morin.

July 26, 2017 Scholarships Awarded

The Franco-American War Veterans Post 26 raise funds for charitable and scholarship purposes. This year the Post awarded 10 scholarships to deserving students. The scholarships were awarded at our Wednesday Night Bingo at the Society of St Jean on Smalley Street New Britain. The recipients this year were: Olivia Corriveau, Gina Muratori, Alexa Beisel, Hunter Fabretti, Kelsey Sena, Cody Daigle, Riley Daigle, Jacqueline Pawlak, Rebecca Klett, & Matthew DiBattista. In the photo from left to right: Commander Mark Morin, Jacqueline Pawlak, Gina Muratori, Rebecca Klett, Riley Daigle, Alexa Beisel, & Adjutant Dean Muratori.

 

The Honor Flight Network provided the opportunity for Franco American War Veteran, Adrian Lavoie, to travel to Washington D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 20, 2016

Scholarships Awarded for 2016

Each year the Franco-American War Veterans Post 26 raise funds for charitable and scholarship purposes. This year the Post awarded 5 scholarships to deserving students. The scholarships were awarded at our Wednesday Night Bingo at the Society of St Jean on Smalley Street New Britain. The awards were presented to Olivia Corriveau, Gina Muratori, Alexa Beisel, Hunter Fabretti, and Kelsey Sena not in photo.

November 11, 2015

Post 26 members participated in the New Britain Veterans Day Services by visiting ten veteran memorials around the city. Post 26 placed a wreath of remembrance at the General John Patterson and Israel Putnam sites.

 

 

 

December 30, 2013

West Haven – Members of the Franco-American War Veterans (FAWV) Post 26, visited the West Haven campus and the Errera Community Care Center Monday to make donations of winter gloves, hats, & scarves to patients.  FAWV members making the rounds included (left to right): Commander Mark Morin, Bob Ouellette, Amanda Morin (Quality Management), Lucien Daigle, Dean Muratori, & Leo Paradis. The Franco-American War Veterans have a membership of about 200 active members. They have served in wars and battles from World War II, the Korean conflict, Vietnam and the recent conflicts in the Middle East.  Their goal is to assist veterans, families of veterans and the community. The group visits the State Veterans Home in Rocky Hill and the West Haven campus annually to donate items to veterans in need.

January 2013

West Haven – Members of the Franco-American War Veterans (FAWV) Post 26, visited the West Haven campus and the Errera Community Care Center Tuesday to make donations of winter hats to patients.  FAWV members making the rounds included (left to right): Leo Paradis, Bob Ouellette, Amanda Morin (Quality Management) and her father and Commander of Post 26, Mark Morin. FAWV member Tom Bozak (not pictured) also joined the group. The Franco-American War Veterans have a membership of about 185 active members. They have served in wars and battles from World War II, the Korean conflict, Vietnam and the recent conflicts in the Middle East.  Their goal is to assist veterans, families of veterans and the community. The group visits the State Veterans Home in Rocky Hill and the West Haven campus annually to donate items to veterans in need.

December 2012

Members of Post 26 donate wool caps to the veterans at the Rocky Hill Veterans Home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commander Morin of Post 26 presents a $1000.00 donation to Major Newton of the New Britain Salvation Army.

October 16, 2012 – Installation of the Post Commander

The elected Commanders for Post 22 George Castle and Post 26 Mark Morin take the oath of office. State of CT Commander Ray Pelletier conducted the ceremony.

 

 

 

 

 

July 2012

While home on leave, Specialist Michael Landon of Berlin, CT presented Post 26 of the Franco American War Veterans with a flag and picture of the flag raising on his base in southern Afghanistan.
The flag flew over the Camp of 2nd Battalion Combat Team where Specialist Landon was stationed along with the rest of Delta Company 2nd Battalion, 8th Division, 4th Infantry Division.
In the attached picture, Specialist Landon presents the flag to Senior Vice Commander, Frank Sturgeon and VAVS Officer, Andre St. Laurent.

Franco American War Veterans announce the 2012 – 2013 Scholarship Award Recipients.
1.)    Shelby Morin
2.)    Kathleen Muratori
3.)    Victoria MacGregor
4.)    Brittany Carrier
5.)    Brian Carrier
6.)    Victoria Daigle
7.)    Eric Corriveau
Commander Morin made the presentation of the Awards at St Jeans, 209 Smalley Street New Britain, on July 11, 2012.

December 2011

Franco American War Veterans donate 200 blankets West Haven
The Franco American War Veterans, Post 26 in New Britain, donated 200 lap blankets to veterans in various wards recently in appreciation for their service to the country.  Left to right are Mark Morin (Post Commander), Scott MacDonald (Voluntary Service Specialist/TCF Intern), Lucian Daigle and Leo Paradis. The Franco American War Veterans provide support to veterans, veteran’s families and veteran or community organizations. For more information about the Franco American War Veterans, please contact Commander Mark Morin at 860-922-9757 or send them an email.