The Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery closed due to high wind advisories

Due to high wind advisories, the Domaine National de Saint-Cloud where the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery (LEMC) is located will be closed until at least 1400 local time on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The LEMC and its visitor center will stay closed to the public for visitor and employee safety. We apologize for any inconvenience.

About American Battle Monuments Commission:
This independent agency of the American federal government honors the services, the actions and the sacrifices of the American Armed Forces who served on foreign soil since April 6, 1917. ABMC administers, operates and maintains 26 permanent American burial grounds and 29 separate memorials, monuments and marks, on foreign soil. It also maintains three memorials in the United States.

About American Overseas Memorial Day Association:
The AOMDA was founded in 1920 to honor the memory of the American victims of the two world wars who lay in American military cemeteries and in isolated graves in Europe. The AOMDA also helps to coordinate and sponsors the Memorial Day ceremonies in the American military cemeteries in Europe.

Press contact: Astrid Gaudefroy / +33(0)6 07 59 85 14