Veterans Day 2014 at Cambridge American Cemetery

November 11, 2014, at 11:00am GMT

Cambridge American Cemetery commemorated Veterans Day with a ceremony on November 11, 2014. Ceremony participants included the Royal Air Force Wyton Area Voluntary Band, the Royal Air Force Molesworth Joint Honor Guard, the 423rd Air Base Group Honor Guard, the 501st Combat Support Wing, the Royal Air Force Alconbury High School JROTC, and others.

Prelude: Royal Air Force Wyton Area Voluntary Band, Band Master, Mr. Graham Sheldon
Ruffles and Flourishes
Two Minutes of Silence Observed
Posting of the Colors: Royal Air Force Molesworth, Joint Honor Guard
National Anthems
Invocation: Chaplain Peter N. Fischer, USAF
Introduction of Official Party
Welcoming Remarks:
  Col. Angela M. Cadwell, USAF
Words of Remembrance: Lt. Gen. Darryl L. Roberson, USAF, and Group Captain R.F.J Clifford, OBE, RAF
Poem Recital: TSgt. Forrest L. Booker, USAF,“In Flanders Fields”
Laying of Wreaths
Firing of Volleys: 423rd Air Base Group Honor Guard
Taps: 423d Air Base Group Honor Guard
Royal Air Force Piper: Warrant Officer Gary Kernaghan RAF (Ret’d)
 

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