Past: Memorial Day 2014 at Luxembourg American Cemetery

May 24, 2014, at 6:00pm CEST

The Memorial Day Ceremony at Luxembourg American Cemetery honored the nearly 5,500 individuals buried and memorialized at this site.

Host:
Robert Mandell, U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg 

Guest Speakers:
His Royal Highness, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg
Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg
Mars Di Bartolomeo, President of the Chamber of Deputies
Victor Gillen, President of the Council of State
Lydie Polfer, Mayor of Luxembourg City
Douglas Lute, U. S. Ambassador to NATO
Gen. Frank Gorenc, Commander U.S. Air Force Europe 

Participants:
Color Guard – 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base Germany
Honor Platoon - 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base Germany
Chaplain - 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base Germany
Luxembourg Army Ceremonial Cannon Battery
Luxembourg Army Band, Diekirch Luxembourg
Luxembourg Army Color Guard, Diekirch Luxembourg
Cub Scout Troop 156, Ramstein Germany
Girl Scout Troop 165, Spangdahlem Germany
Boy Scout Troop 243, Landstuhl Germany
Quadriga Association of the Benelux World War II Military Vehicle Association
Patriotic and Military Associations 

Other attendees and participants include World War II Veteran David Barlow, who fought in the Battle of the Bulge; Cherril Mc Millian, daughter of Cpl. Eugene Wehmueller, who is buried at the cemetery; and individuals from Disabled American Veterans.

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