Presentation of the Medallion of  Saint George to Fr. Ben Morin, S.J., at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan, by the 2nd Squadron, 106th Cavalry, Illinois National Guard

 

 

 

  Members of the 2nd Squadron, 106th Cavalry, Illinois National Guard, with Fr. Ben Morin on Saturday, June 23, 2012, during presentation of the Medallion of St. George.  As a Second Lieutenant, Fr. Ben Morin was the commanding officer during the first tank battle of World War II, involving American tanks, on December 22, 1941, at Lingayen Gulf, Philippine Islands.

Courtesy of Ken Peterson

 

Presentation Ceremony of the Medallion of St. George
Courtesy of Ken Peterson

 

Presentation Ceremony of the Medallion of St. George.
Courtesy of Ken Peterson


 

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