Association Les Américains et la 6e flotte à Villefranche-sur-Mer
NAME: ASSOCIATION LES AMERICAINS ET LA 6e FLOTTE A VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER
CREATION: 24th September 2014
Founders: Valerie Blouin & Paul-Jo Masnata
PURPOSE : Pass on the history of the Sixth Fleet in Villefranche to the largest audience and particularly to the young generations.
The board members in France :
PRESIDENT : VALERIE BLOUIN-BONET
VICE-PRESIDENT: PAUL-JO MASNATA
VICE-PRESIDENT: THIERRY BLOUIN
SECRETARY: MICHELLE ICARD
TREASURER: CORINNE ELENA
The Sixth Fleet in Villefranche-sur-Mer Association, Corp.
NAME: SIXTH FLEET IN VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER ASSOCIATION, CORP.
CREATION: 1st March 2021
FOUNDER: Barry L. Probst
PURPOSE : Perpetuate the memory of all U.S. Naval vessels in the Sixth Fleet and educate the public, especially the younger generation, about the rich history of Villefranche-sur-Mer, Mere Germaine and those vessels that proudly served.
Perpetuate the memory of all U.S. Naval vessels in the Sixth fleet and educate the public, especially the younger generation, about the rich history of Villefranche-sur-Mer, Mere Germaine and those vessels that proudly served.
Social and cultural events, reunions, commemorations, exhibitions, conferences, educational projects, celebration of the Independence Day, books publishing, tours, audioguide, film production, museum project, etc.
Meet Our Team
The board of directors in France and in the USA
Our Honorary Members
Honorary Member status is reserved for individuals who have rendered services to the Association and who have made a particular contribution to the promotion and improvement of its objectives.
It is the Board of Directors that appoints the candidates deserving of this distinction and contacts them for a prior agreement in principle.
The appointment of the Honorary Member takes place at the regular General Assembly.
Thomas G. LillyRear Admiral Thomas G. Lilly (USN Ret.)
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Philip A. DurRear Admiral Philip A. Dur (USN Ret.)
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Our association collects any documents…
Photos, videos, testimonies, artifacts related to the American presence in Villefranche-sur- Mer with the aim of preserving and passing on this inheritance to the young generations through various media and cultural events.