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ASSOCIAZIONE NAZIONALE CARABINIERI
- SEZIONE CARLO ALBERTO DALLA CHIESA -
18 WOLCOTT STREET
MEDFORD,    MA     02155    U.S.A.
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CONSIGLIO SEZIONALE    -    BOARD of DIRECTORS
MR. ALESSANDRO LO PRIORE   -   PRESIDENTE
BENEMERITA ADA LUCIA LO PRIORE -  CAPA BENEMERITA
SOCIO FAM. CATHERINE KLECKNER  -  TESORIERE
CARABINIERE SABATINO BOZZELLA   -   
 SR. CONSIGLIERE
SOCIO FAM. FRANK MANCINI   -    CONSIGLIERE
SOCIO FAM. MARIA DICENSO  -  CONSIGLIERE
SOCIO BENEMERITO APP. ANGELO CERBONE
VIRGO FIDELIS
PATRON OF THE ARMA OF CARABINIERI
" 7 OTTOBRE 1943 "
STORIA DEI CARABINIERI REALI di ROMA













GENERAL CARLO ALBERTO DALLA CHIESA   ( 1920 - 1982 )
" PREFETTO DEI CENTO GIORNI "
OUR BRANCH (SEZIONE) WAS OFFICIALLY FOUNDED  & REGISTERED, PROTOCOLLO N.3317/3,  BY THE GENERAL COMMAND IN ROME
ON JANUARY 9, 2003 AS THE SECOND REPRESENTING BRANCH IN THE UNITED STATES.
Biography and Career
- BORN IN SALUZZO, CUNEO, PIEDMONT, ITALY ON SEPTEMBER 27, 1920, HIS FATHER ROMANO AND
BROTHER BOTH OFFICERS IN THE ARMA DEI CARABINIERI.
- DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, SERVED AS AN INFANTRYMAN IN MONTENEGRO. UPON THE ARMISTICE, HE WAS
ACTIVE IN THE PARTISAN RESISTANCE IN ABRUZZO & MARCHE REGIONS & THE LIBERATION OF CASORIA, NAPLES IN 1943.
- WITH RANK OF CAPTAIN, COMMANDED THE SPECIAL BATTALION
C.F.R.B. (COMANDO FORZE REPRESSIONE BANDITISIMO)
IN CORLEONE, SICILY AGAINST THE OUTLAW SALVATORE GIULIANO, THE "KING OF MONTELEPRE"
& HIS SEPARATIST E.V.I.S. (Esercito Volontario per Indipendenza Siciliana) MOVEMENT DURING THE EARLY 1950'S.
-  COMMANDED THE LEGIONE CARABINIERI OF PALERMO OVER WESTERN SICILY FROM 1966 - 1973
WITH THE RANK OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL WITH THE ARREST OF 76 CLAN BOSSES, FRANK COPPOLA AND GERLANDO ALBERTI.
- AWARDED THE BRONZE CIVIL STAR IN NOVEMBER 1970 FOR THE RESCUE OPERATIONS DURING
THE AFTERMATH OF A DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE IN BELICE, SICILY IN JANUARY 1968.
THE NEIGHBORING TOWNS OF GIBELLINA AND MONTEVAGO BESTOW HIM "HONORARY CITIZENSHIP".
- COMMANDED THE LEGIONE CARABINIERI OF TORINO FROM 1973 - 1977.
- ESTABLISHED THE
NUCLEO SPECIALE ANTITERRORISMO IN MAY 22, 1974 TO COMBAT THE BRIGATE ROSSE (RED BRIGADES)
WITH THE CAPTURE OF IT'S LEADERS RENATO CURCIO AND ALBERTO FRANCESCHINI IN SEPTEMBER 1974.
-  COMMANDED THE ILLUSTRIOUS
PASTRENGO DIVISION BASED IN MILAN (LOMBARDIA, LIGURIA, PIEMONTE, VALLE D'AOSTA)  
FROM 1979 - 1981 WITH 25,000 CARABINIERI UNDER HIS COMMAND.
- DECEMBER 1981, BECOMES VICE COMMANDANT OF THE ARMA DEI CARABINIERI.
- APRIL 2, 1982, A SPECIAL INTER-MINISTERIAL PANEL ASSIGNS HIM AS THE NEW
PREFETTO DI PALERMO
(
PREFECT OF PALERMO ) WITH DIRECTIVES "TO DISINTEGRATE THE MAFIA".
- JULY 10, 1982, HE WEDS IN LEVICO, TRENTO, EMANUELA SETTI CARRARO 32, A VOLUNTEER RED CROSS NURSE, BY THE
MILITARY CHAPLAIN OF THE ARMA DEI CARABINIERI, DON PIETRO CASTIONI.
- AUGUST 1982, AT HIS SUMMER RESIDENCE IN PRATA, AVELLINO, HE RECEIVES HIS URGENT ORDERS AS THE NEW PREFECT.
- SEPTEMBER 3, 1982, WITH HIS NEWLY MARRIED WIFE EMANUELA SETTI CARRARO DEPARTING FROM THEIR RESIDENCE IN VIA PAJNO
IN THEIR ALFA112 PLATED
ROMA Y97252 ALONGSIDE THEIR BODYGUARD IN ESCORT, SPECIAL AGENT DOMENICO RUSSO 32,
(AWARDED THE MEDAGLIE D'ORO AL VALORE CIVILE) WERE BRUTALLY ASSASSINATED ON VIA ISIDORO CARINI IN DOWNTOWN
PALERMO, PIAZZA POLITEAMA................................100 DAYS AS PREFECT.

MILITARY DECORATIONS - HONOURS:  GOLD STAR FOR CIVIL VALOR (1982),  SILVER STAR FOR MILITARY VALOR (1949), BRONZE
STAR FOR CIVIL VALOR (1968-BELICE), 2 CROSS MERITS IN BATTLE, GRAND STAR OF MAURITIUS, 20 COMMENDATIONS, RIBBON FOR
WAR OF LIBERATION, ORDER OF MALTA & RODES-MILITARY CLASS, EQUESTRIAN ORDER OF THE HOLY SEPULCUR OF JERUSALEM,
CROSS STAR FOR 20 YEARS OF SERVICE, GOLD CROSS FOR 40 YEARS OF MILITARY SERVICE.  ORDER OF CAVALIER OF THE ITALIAN
CROWN, COMMERATIVE MEDAL 1940-1943, COMMERATIVE MEDAL 1943-1945,  
GRAND OFFICER PER ORDER OF THE ITALIAN MILITARY (1983), GRAND OFFICER OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC (1980)

VIVA L'ARMA BENEMERITA DEI CARABINIERI  
LONG LIVE THE MERITORIOUS CORP OF THE CARABINIERI  
205,000 MEMBERS REGISTERED IN 1,673 ITALIAN & 27 WORLDWIDE BRANCHES
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