U.S. Army Europe Soldiers to participate in Memorial Day ceremonies across Europe

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs
May 12, 2011

HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Soldiers from U.S. Army Europe will be taking part in Memorial Day events around Europe May 28-30.

The Soldiers will participate in ceremonies in honor of U.S. servicemembers who gave their lives fighting in World War I and World War II. The events will be held in American cemeteries in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Italy.

Below is a list of the times and locations of Memorial Day events in which USAREUR members are scheduled to participate, with links to additional information about locations on the American Battle Monuments Commission website for each cemetery:

May 28

Luxembourg American Cemetery, 2 p.m.

Ardennes American Cemetery, Neuville En Condroz, Belgium, 10 a.m.

Henri Chapelle American Cemetery, Aubel, Belgium, 4 p.m.

May 29

Brittany American Cemetery, Saint James, France, 4 p.m.

Epinal American Cemetery, Dinoze, France, 3 p.m.

Lorraine American Cemetery, Saint-Avold, France, 11 a.m.

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Montfaucon, France, 3 p.m.

Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville Sur Mere, France, 3 p.m.

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes et Nesles, France, 3 p.m.

Somme American Cemetery, Bony, France, 3 p.m.

Flanders Field American Cemetery, Waregem, Belgium, 3 p.m.

Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, 3 p.m.

May 30

Florence American Cemetery, Florence, Italy, 11 a.m