OKGIT member and Honorary French Consul for Oklahoma Grant Moak presents WWII vet with Medal of Chevalier

Though focused on business, investment and education, members of the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team come from a wide range of professional backgrounds. Assistant Attorney General Grant Moak is one of those individuals, who in addition to his work for the attorney general’s office, also serves as the French Republic’s Honorary Consul in Oklahoma.

Moak recently presented that country’s highest decoration, the Medal of Chevalier (Knight) of the French National Order of the Legion of Honor, to WWII veteran and Oklahoma City resident Major General Stanley Newman (ret.). Newman received the honor for his service as a P-51 pilot in 51 combat missions in the European theater.

Read more about Major General Newman’s service at www.NewsOK.com.

For a full list of honorary foreign consuls in Oklahoma, please visit our Oklahoma Governor’s International Team members’ section.

 

Photo: Retired Maj. Gen. Stanley Newman receives the Medal of Chevalier of the French National Order of the Legion of Honor from Grant Moak, Honorary French Consul for Oklahoma, as friends and family watch inside his daughter’s Oklahoma City home, Saturday, March 16, 2013. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

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