Past: Memorial Day 2013 at Netherlands American Cemetery

May 26, 2013, at 7:00pm CEST

The 2013 Memorial Day Ceremony at Netherlands American Cemetery honored the sacrifices of the more than 9,000 individuals that are buried or memorialized at this site. Ceremony highlights included:

  • Performances by U.S. and Netherlands military bands, and a Dutch men’s choir
  • Guest speaker ABMC Commissioner Maura Sullivan
  • Invocation and benediction
  • Wreath-laying
  • Flyover
  • Firing detail followed by "Taps"
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