Past: Memorial Day 2019 at Brittany American Cemetery

May 26, 2019, at 4:00pm CEST

Brittany American Cemetery in France will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 4:00 p.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.

 

 

 

 

WELCOME 

Mr. David Bedford, Superintendent

INTRODUCTION   

Mr. Timothy Ramier, AOMDA

INVOCATION 

Chaplain (LTC) Bret J. Gilmore, United States Army, Europe

JEWISH PRAYER  

Mr. Gabriel Tordjman, Jewish Community, Caen

REMARKS   

Mrs. Carine Mahieu,  Mayor of Saint-James

REMARKS 

Mr. Maurice Duhamel, Mayor of Montjoie St Martin

REMARKS 

Mrs. Kris McElwee, United States Government Representative    

REMARKS 

Major General Steven Shapiro, Commanding General, 21st TSC Commander , US Army Europe

WREATH LAYING

SONNERIE AUX MORTS

MOMENT OF SILENCE

TAPS

NATIONAL ANTHEMS: LA MARSEILLAISE – STAR SPANGLED BANNER       

BENEDICTION 

Father Pestour, Saint-James Parish

CLOSING REMARKS  

Mr. Timothy Ramier

 

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American TroopsColor Guard:  United States Army Europe

French Troops:   Honor Guard:  Defense Base, Cherbourg

                              Military Band:  Artillery of  Rennes

 

 

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