Memorial Day 2018 at Henri Chapelle American Cemetery

A large crowd attended the 2018 Memorial Day Ceremony at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery. Image courtesy of U.S. Embassy Belgium.

Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. 

Order of Events
Arrival of the Representative of His Majesty the King
Welcome Christopher Arseneault, Superintendent of Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Invocation U.S. Military Chaplain
Thierry Wimmer, Mayor of Plombières 
Vice Admiral John N. Christenson, U.S. Military Representative, NATO
Tribute The Honorable Matthew Lussenhop, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. of the U.S. Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium
Tribute Children, Conseil communal des Enfants de Plombières
Laying of Wreaths
Volleys * Taps * Raising of the Colors
Benediction U.S. Military Chaplain
Belgian National Anthem “La Brabançonne“
American National Anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner“
Master of Ceremonies Dr. Jerome Sheridan - President, AOMDA