Past: Memorial Day 2018 at Brittany American Cemetery

May 27, 2018, at 4:00pm CEST

Brittany American Cemetery in France hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Arrival of Official Party
Welcome  David Bedford, Superintendent of Brittany American Cemetery
Introduction Timothy Ramier, AOMDA
Invocation Father Pestour, Saint-James Parish
Jewish Prayer Gabriel Tordjman, Jewish Community, Caen
Remarks Carine Mahieu,  Mayor of Saint-James
Remarks Maurice Duhamel, Mayor of Montjoie St. Martin
Remarks Gilbert Manciet, Director of the Cabinet, Prefecture of Manche
Remarks Kris McElwee, United States Government Representative
Wreath Laying
Sonnerie aux Morts, Moment of Silence, Taps
National Anthems: La Marseillaise and the Star-Spangled Bannner
Benediction Father Pestour, Saint-James Parish
Closing Remarks Timothy Ramier
American Troops Color Guard and Honor Guard: U.S. Army Europe
 
French Troops

Honor Guard: Defense Base, Cherbourg
Military Band: Artillery of  Rennes

 

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