Past: Memorial Day 2013 at Luxembourg American Cemetery

May 25, 2013, at 6:00pm CEST

The 2013 Memorial Day Ceremony at Luxembourg American Cemetery  honored the sacrifices of the nearly 5,500 individuals that are buried or memorialized at this site. Highlights from the ceremony included:

  • Host: Robert Mandell, U.S Ambassador to Luxembourg
  • Guest Speaker: Lt. Gen Craig Franklin – Commander 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Forces
  • United State Air Forces Band Europe
  • Color Guard - Ramstein Air Base Germany
  • Honor Platoon – 726 Air Mobility Squadron 52nd Fighter Wing Spangdahlem Germany (Volunteers)
  • Firing Detail – Ramstein Air Base Germany (Volunteers)
  • Luxembourg Army Winds Section Diekirch Luxembourg
  • Luxembourg Army Color Guard Diekirch Luxembourg
  • Cub Scout Troop 156 Ramstein Germany
  • Girl Scout Troop 165 Spangdahlem Germany
  • Boy Scout Troop 198 Spangdahlem Germany
  • Boy Scout Troop 243 Landstuhl Germany
  • Quadriga Association of the Benelux World War II Military Vehicle Association
  • Family members of individual buried at Luxembourg American Cemetery
  • World War II veteran
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