Veterans Day 2013 at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery

Angel Statue at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium

The 2013 Veterans Day Ceremony at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium included guest remarks, a wreath-laying, a 21-gun salute, the playing of "Taps" and the national anthem, and the reading of the Presidential Veterans Day Proclamation.

Participants in the ceremony included United States Air Force AWACS 470th Air Base Squadron, Geilenkirchen, Germany; United States Air Force Command, Bitburg, Germany; and US Naval Medical Reservists’ Wounded Warrior’s Program, Landstuhl, Germany.

This ceremony honored the sacrifices of the nearly 8,500 individuals that are buried or memorialized at this site.