Vice-President-General NSSAR, European District) (2005- today). Recipient of the NSSAR Minuteman Award (2009). Organized two congresses in Paris celebrating 'Alliance Day' (2003), and the 'Peace of 1783' (2008). Organized various American and French celebrations, honoring General Du Portail (creator of the US Military Corps of Engineers), Count de Vergennes (the French Foreign Minister who promotied and organized most of the French initiatives that assisted American Independence). Led three French delegations to participate in Yorktown Day commemorations in Virginia; gave the keynote address at the 2004 ceremony conducted at the ‘Monument to Alliance and Victory'. See: http://www.xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/yd2004.htm and http://www.xenophongroup.com/mcjoynt/yd2004a.htm
Serves currently as correspondent researcher in France for American historians and webmasters.
Published "La glorieuse campagne du Comte de Grasse" and a 45 minutes educational film on "France's contribution to American Independence".
Produced a DVD educational program for the Sons of the American Revolution, titled: "FRANCE'S CONTRIBUTION TO AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE" .
Trained in electronics and served in Management consulting and as CEO
Board member (secretary) of Fondation iFRAP (Fondation pour la recherche sur les administrations et sur les politiques publiques); Président of the friends of iFRAP ; board member of CISO Foundation (USA).
Honorary Captain (military telecommunications).
Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur.
Born November 11.
Married in 1958 with Marie-Claire, chevalier de la Légion d'honneur. They have been blessed with six children and twelve grand-children.
Among his ancestors:
Four military officers: two general officers of the Marines;
his grand father, Comte Edgard de TRENTINIAN (1851-1942), was the youngest general officer of his generation and reached the rank of Grand-Croix in the French Legion d'honneur (1916); honored with statues: on avenue Foch, in Paris (1994); as well as on Koulouba Hill, at Bamako (Mali, in 2006).