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71st Anniversary of D-Day

2:46 PM6/10/2015
George Shenkle, World War II veteran and former U.S. Army Soldier with the Easy Company, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, reacts as U.S. Army Soldiers parachute over the historic La Fiere drop zone near Sainte Mere Eglise, Normandy, France, June 7, 2015, to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of D-Day. More than 380 U.S. service members from Europe and affiliated D-Day historical units participated in the 71st Anniversary air drop as part of Joint Task Force D-Day 71. The task force, based in Sainte Mere Eglise, France, is supporting local events across Normandy, from June 2-8, 2015, to commemorate the selfless actions by all the Allies on D-Day that continue to resonate 71 years later. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Brian Bahret)
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Memorial Day 2019

8:49 PM5/25/2019
Rear Admiral Timothy J. Kott, Assistant Chief of Staff, Joint Force Command Naples, speaks during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Nettuno, Italy, May 24, 2019. Throughout the course of U.S. history, service members have paid the ultimate price in defense of our Nation. Memorial Day is a time to honor their sacrifice and remember their legacy. This Memorial Day weekend, service members from the United States European Command will participate in ceremonies at 21 American WWI and WWII military cemeteries across Europe. This year marks the 75th anniversary of WWII. The partnerships forged 75 years ago endure today as U.S. forces in Europe remain committed to European allies and partners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Gregory N. Juday)
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Memorial Day 2019

7:54 PM5/26/2019
His Excellency, U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, J. Randolph Evans, and U.S. Embassies of Belgium and Luxembourg Assistant Army Attaché, Maj Keith Helms, pay respects during a wreath laying ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery in Luxembourg, May 25, 2019. Throughout the course of U.S. history, service members have paid the ultimate price in defense of our Nation. Memorial Day is a time to honor their sacrifice and remember their legacy. This Memorial Day weekend, service members from United States European Command will participate in ceremonies at 21 American WWI and WWII military cemeteries across Europe. This year marks the 75th anniversary of WWII. The partnerships forged 75 years ago endure today as U.S. forces in Europe remain committed to European allies and partners. (U.S. Navy phot by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Evan Parker/ Released)
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Memorial Day 2019

7:58 PM5/26/2019
Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Horne, U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band, plays Taps among the graves of fallen U.S. Service Members during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Nettuno, Italy, May 24, 2019. Throughout the course of U.S. history, service members have paid the ultimate price in defense of our Nation. Memorial Day is a time to honor their sacrifice and remember their legacy. This Memorial Day weekend, service members from the United States European Command will participate in ceremonies at 21 American WWI and WWII military cemeteries across Europe. This year marks the 75th anniversary of WWII. The partnerships forged 75 years ago endure today as U.S. forces in Europe remain committed to European allies and partners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Gregory N. Juday)
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Memorial Day 2019

4:04 PM5/27/2019
U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa Color Guard marches with the U.S. and French flags in the Memorial Day ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery on May 26, 2019. Overall, U.S. European Command will participate in ceremonies at 21 U.S. American Battle Memorial Cemeteries throughout Europe to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the U.S. and its allies. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernesto Bonilla)
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Memorial Day 2019

4:13 PM5/27/2019
U.S. Airmen of the 52nd Fighter Wing Post the colors during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Lorraine American Cemetery in Saint-Avold, France, May 24, 2019. Throughout the course of U.S. history, service members have paid the ultimate price in defense of our Nation. Memorial Day is a time to honor their sacrifice and remember their legacy. This Memorial Day weekend, service members from United States European Command will participate in ceremonies at 21 American WWI and WWII military cemeteries across Europe. This year marks the 75th anniversary of WWII. The partnerships forged 75 years ago endure today as U.S. forces in Europe remain committed to European allies and partners.
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Memorial Day 2019

4:14 PM5/27/2019
Major General Andrew Rohling, Deputy Commanding General U.S. Army Europe, lays a wreath to commemorate the men and women who gave their lives in service of their country during WWII at a Memorial Day ceremony at the Lorraine American Cemetery in Saint-Avold, France, May 24, 2019. Throughout the course of U.S. history, service members have paid the ultimate price in defense of our Nation. Memorial Day is a time to honor their sacrifice and remember their legacy. This Memorial Day weekend, service members from United States European Command will participate in ceremonies at 21 American WWI and WWII military cemeteries across Europe. This year marks the 75th anniversary of WWII. The partnerships forged 75 years ago endure today as U.S. forces in Europe remain committed to European allies and partners.
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Memorial Day: USEUCOM honors fallen service members at American cemeteries in Europe

10:25 AM6/3/2022
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