Memorial Day 2019 at Cambridge American Cemetery

A U.S. Air Force Firing Detail participated in the 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony at Cambridge American Cemetery.

Cambridge American Cemetery in England will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27, 2019 at 11 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public. If you are a family member of someone who is honored at the cemetery and you're planning to attend the ceremony, please email the cemetery at least two weeks prior to the event. 


Sequence of events:

National Anthems: United Kingdom, United States (NAVEUR Band)

Invocation: Military Chaplain (USAFE Chaplain)

Welcome remarks: Mr. Rich Cobb, Superintendent

Master of Ceremony Introduction & History (Part I): Ms. Suzie Harrison, Interpretive Guide

Address: Her Majesty’s Representative, Mr. Chris Pankhurst

Master of Ceremony History (Part II): Ms. Suzie Harrison

Address: US Ambassador Woody Johnson

Address: Senior US Military Representative, ADM James G. Foggo, III, USN

Honored Guest, Ms. Jonna Doolittle-Hoppes, granddaughter of Gen Doolittle

Wreath Laying – Moment of Silence

Vintage Aircraft Overflight (Imperial War Museum Duxford: B-17, P-47, P-51)

Benediction: Military Chaplain (USAFE Chaplain)

Honors: Taps (USAFE Honor Platoon, USAREUR Firing Detail)