In Luxembourg, Veterans Day is traditionally celebrated at the Luxembourg American Cemetery in Hamm, Luxembourg. The Luxembourg American Cemetery is one of 26 overseas American military cemeteries managed by the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC).
In the presence of Ambassador Randy Evans and his wife Linda, the Commander of the 52nd Fighter Wing out of Spangdahlem Air Base in Spangdahlem, Germany, Colonel Jason Bailey, the U.S. Embassy Brussels Office of Defense Cooperation, Lt. Colonel Deck Pileuk, as well as, the U.S. Veterans Friends Luxembourg association and the Patton Alliance foundation, this year’s ceremony featured the presentation of the colors, remarks by Ambassador Evans, a wreath laying ceremony, a 21 gun salute, taps and the U.S. national anthem played on the chapel carillon. Over 300 people attended the ceremony.
For complete photo album, click here.
For Ambassador Evans’s Op-Ed published in the Luxemburger Wort on Saturday, November 10th 2018, click here.