Veterans Day 2013 at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

A man and a child participate in the La Flamme de la Mémoire Ceremony at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery.

The 2013 Veterans Day activities at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery in France included two ceremonies, La Flamme de la Mémoire Ceremony, and a Veterans Day Ceremony. The La Flamme de la Mémoire Ceremony, which was sponsored by the Souvenir- Français society, included guest remarks and placing candles at headstones. Participants in this ceremony included the honorary president of the Souvenir- Français society, local school children, and the cemetery superintendent.

The 2013 Veterans Day Ceremony included reading the Presidential Veterans Day Proclamation, laying of flowers, and the playing of “Taps.”