Memorial Day 2015 at Epinal American Cemetery

A large crowd gathered for the 2015 Memorial Day Ceremony at Epinal American Cemetery.

Epinal American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day ceremony on May 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

2015 Memorial Day Program
Presentation of Colors EUCOM Joint Color Guard
Flyover by Mirage 2000D of the French Air Force
Welcoming Statement Dwight E. Anderson, Superintendent
National Anthems Band of Epinal: La Marseillaise and  The Star Spangled Banne
Opening Remarks Jocelyne Papelard, A.O.M.D.A Representative
Invocations U.S Chaplain, Captain Weeden (EUCOM)
Corinne Goueta, Epinal Israelite Community Representative
Welcome Address François Picoche, Mayor of Dinozé
Jean-Pierre Moinaux, Vice-President of the Regional Counsel of Lorraine
François Vannson, President of the Conseil Departmental of the Vosges
Michel Heinrich, Member of Parliament and Mayor of Epinal
Jean-Pierre Cazenave-Lacrouts, Prefect of the Vosges
Brigadier General, Blaine D. Holt, Deputy United States Military Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Laying of Wreaths

Playing of TAPS, Raising of the colors and Minute of Silence
Closing Remarks Jocelyne Papelard, AOMDA
Flag Bearers of French Veteran’s Associations
Color Guard:  EUCOM Joint Color Guard
Band: Epinal City
The French Red Cross, Section of Epinal