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2013 Veterans Day Ceremony Schedule



Brittany American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013
10:00 a.m.

Planned Events:

·         Laying of wreaths

·         Remarks

 


Cambridge American Cemetery

Monday, November 11, 2013
11:00 a.m.

Planned Participants:

·         Royal Air Force Air Commodore Steve Shell, Assistant Chief of Staff Operations, HQ Air Command

·         Lt. Gen. Noel T. Jones,  U.S. Air Forces in Europe/Air Forces Africa

**Event is subject to change.


Chateau-Thierry American Monument

Monday, November 11, 2013
11:00 a.m.

Planned Events:

·         Laying of wreaths

 

This ceremony is organized by the town of Chateau-Thierry, France.

**Event is subject to change.

 


Epinal American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013
9:30 a.m.

Planned Events:

·         Laying of wreaths

·         Playing of “Taps”


**Event is subject to change.

 

 

Flanders Field American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013

11:00 a.m.

**Event is subject to change.

 

Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013
1:30 p.m.

Planned Participants:

·         United States Air Force AWACS 470th Air Base Squadron, Geilenkirchen, Germany

·         United States Air Force Command, Bitburg, Germany

·         US Naval Medical Reservists’ Wounded Warrior’s Program , Landstuhl, Germany

Planned Events:

·         Remarks

·         Laying of wreaths

·         21 gun salute

·         Playing of “Taps”

·         Playing of U.S. national anthem

 

3:00 p.m.

Planned Events:

·         Reading of Presidential Veterans’ Day Proclamation

 

 

Luxembourg American Cemetery

Monday, November 11, 2013

11:00 a.m.

Planned Participants:

·         Colonel Reese, Commander of the 86th Munitions Squadron Ramstein Germany

·         Marine Corps Security Detachment, U.S Embassy Luxembourg

·         Honor Flight, 86th Munitions Squadron Ramstein Germany

·         Honor Flight, 726th Air Mobility Squadron, 52nd Fighter Wing Spangdhalem Germany

·         Color Guard, Headquarters 3rd Air Force Ramstein Germany

·         Firing Detail, Headquarters 3rd Air Force Ramstein Germany

·         Bugler, Headquarters 3rd Air Force Germany

·         Chaplain, 52nd Fighter Wing Spangdhalem Germany

·         Chorus, Singing Sabers, Spangdhalem Air Base Germany

·         U.S. Veterans Friends, Luxembourg

·         Boy Scout Troop 69, Kaiserslautern Germany

·         Boy Scout Troop 161, Bitburg, Germany

 

Planned Events:

·         Posting of the colors

·         Invocation

·         Remarks

·         Reading of Presidential Veterans’ Day Proclamation

·         Laying of wreaths

·         21 gun salute

·         Playing of “Taps”

·         Singing of the national anthems

·         Benediction

·         Retiring of the colors

**Event is subject to change.

 

Manila American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013
11:00 a.m.


Planned Participants:

·         Armed Forces of the Philippines Band

·         U.S. Marine Corps Detachment

·         U.S. Government Officials

 

Planned Events:

·         Posting of Colors

·         Playing of the national anthems

·         Marking of the 11th hour with a moment of silence

·         Invocation

·         Remarks

·         Laying of wreaths

·         Muffled drum rolls, firing salute, and playing of “Taps”

·         Retiring of the colors

 

**Event is subject to change.

 

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery
Monday,  November 11, 2013

11:00 a.m.

Planned Events:

·         Sounding of the eleventh hour on the eleventh day by carillon

·         Reading of Presidential Veterans’ Day Proclamation

·         Laying of wreaths

·         Minute of silence followed by “Taps”

·         Playing of the national anthems


The ceremony is being coordinated by the Mayor of Romagne sous Montfaucon Nicolas Raffa in consultation with cemetery staff.


**Event is subject to change.

 

 

Mexico City National Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013
11:00 a.m.

Planned Events:

·         Playing of the national anthem

·         Posting of the colors

·         Invocation

·         Reading of Presidential Veterans’ Day Proclamation

·         Remarks

·         Laying of wreaths

·         Benediction

·         Playing of “Taps”

·         Retiring of the colors

 

This ceremony is sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and the Defense Attaché Office.

**Event is subject to change.

 


Netherlands American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013
11:00 a.m.

Planned Participants:

·         AF North International School Air Force JROTC

·         Children’s choir

Planned Events:

·         Remarks

·         Laying of wreaths

**Event is subject to change.


Normandy American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013
11:00 a.m.

Planned Events:

·         Laying of a wreath

·         Reading of Presidential Veterans’ Day Proclamation

·         Playing of the national anthems

·         Playing of “Taps”


**Event is subject to change.



North Africa American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013

9:30 a.m.

 

Planned Events:

·         Playing of the national anthems

·         Remarks

·         Invocation

·         Veterans Day address

·         Wreath-laying

·         Playing of “Taps”

·         Raising of the colors

 

**Event is subject to change.

 


Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

UPDATED Friday Sunday, November 8, 2013
6:00 p.m.

La flamme de la mémoire Ceremony


Planned Participants:

·         Honorary President of the Souvenir Français

·         Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Superintendent

·         Local school children

 

Planned Events and/or Participants:

·         Remarks

·         Placement of candles at headstones

This ceremony is sponsored by the Souvenir- Français society.


**Event is subject to change.


Oise-Aisne American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013

UPDATED  10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

 

Planned Events:

·         Reading of Presidential Veterans’ Day Proclamation

·         Laying of flowers

·         Playing of “Taps”

 

**Event is subject to change.

 

 

Rhone American Cemetery

Monday, November 11, 2013

8:30 a.m.

Planned Events:

 

·         Remarks

·         Laying of wreaths

 

The ceremony is sponsored by the City of Draguignan.

**Event is subject to change.

Somme American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013
10:15 a.m.

Planned Events and/or Participants:

 

·         Remarks

·         Laying of wreaths

·         Minute of silence

·         Reading of Presidential Veterans’ Day Proclamation

·         Special wreath-laying at the headstone of Pfc. John H. Westcott, Jr.

 

**Event is subject to change.

 


St. Mihiel American Cemetery
Monday, November 11, 2013

11:00 a.m.

**Event is subject to change.

 

 



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