Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

U.S. European Command Command Chaplain, U.S. Air Force Col. David Carr, delivers the invocation during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Florence American Cemetery, Italy, May 27, 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 photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cody Hendrix/Released)
Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019 – Florence

Memorial Day 2019 – Florence

U.S. European Command Command Chaplain, U.S. Air Force Col. David Carr, delivers the invocation during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Florence American Cemetery, Italy, May 27, 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 photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cody Hendrix/Released)
Memorial Day 2019 - Florence

U.S. Embassy Djibouti, multinational military service members gather for Memorial Day

U.S. Embassy Djibouti, multinational military service members gather for Memorial Day

Amb. Larry André, U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, gives a speech during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Djibouti New European Cemetery, Djibouti, May 27, 2019. The U.S. Embassy Djibouti and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa celebrated Memorial Day by honoring Pilot Officer Lawrence Maguire, the only known American military member buried on the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
U.S. Embassy Djibouti, multinational military service members gather for Memorial Day

86th AW commander celebrates centennial Memorial Day, honors fallen Americans

86th AW commander celebrates centennial Memorial Day, honors fallen Americans

U.S. Air Force Capt. Gregory Dubow, 86th Airlift Wing chaplain, prays an invocation before a Memorial Day ceremony at the Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt-Regniéville, France, May 26, 2019. Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 4,000 Americans who died in combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bass)
86th AW commander celebrates centennial Memorial Day, honors fallen Americans

Epinal American Cemetery – Memorial Day Ceremony

Epinal American Cemetery – Memorial Day Ceremony

U.S. and French officials commemorate Memorial Day at Epinal American Cemetery May 26th, 2019. U.S. Air Force Major General Kirk W. Smith, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command Europe, delivered remarks alongside the mayor of Dinoze Francois Picoche, mayor of Epinal Michel Heinrich and Member of Parliament Stephane Viry. Two U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to U.S. Air Force Europe’s 492d Fighter Squadron provided an overflight, alongside the USAFE Color Guard and Band. U.S. Army Europe provided an honor platoon for the ceremony, and U.S. Navy Europe provided a Chaplain to provide the invocation.
Epinal American Cemetery - Memorial Day Ceremony

Team Dover celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Team Dover celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Chaplain (Capt.) Gerardo Rodriguez, 436th Airlift Wing, performs the invocation for the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Luncheon May 17, 2019, in Base Chapel 2 at Dover Air Force Base, Del. In the background, Airman 1st Class Autumn Rivas, 436th Aerial Port Squadron truck dock specialist, prepares to emcee the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
Team Dover celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month