Memorial Day 2017 at Cambridge American Cemetery

May 29, 2017, at 11:00am BST

Cambridge American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 11 a.m. The theme for the ceremony focused on the "Friendly Invasion" of the United Kingdom that began 75 years ago.
 

Order of Service
Arrival of the Official Party
The British National Anthem
The U.S. National Anthem
Welcoming Remarks Superintendent Rich Cobb
Master of Ceremonies Suzie Harrison
Invocation Chaplain Wright
Addresses Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire Julie Spence
HQ U.S. Air Forces in Europe Maj. Gen. Timothy G. Fay
Presentation of Floral Tributes
Moment of Silence
Firing of Volleys
Taps
Flyby 100ARW
Closing Remarks
Bag Piping Roy Sloane sponsored by VFW Post 12143

 

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