Gen. Casey Awarded Legion of Honor

By courtesyFebruary 8, 2008

Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.
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Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.
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Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C. (Photo Credit: courtesy) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C. (Photo Credit: courtesy) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C. (Photo Credit: courtesy) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.
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Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by Hervé Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C. (Photo Credit: courtesy) VIEW ORIGINAL