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Petty Officer 2nd Class Javin Anderson places a British flag on the gravesite Friday at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial. Anderson is assigned to the Defense Courier Station at RAF Mildenhall.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Javin Anderson places a British flag on the gravesite Friday at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial. Anderson is assigned to the Defense Courier Station at RAF Mildenhall. (David Hodge/Stars and Stripes)
Petty Officer 2nd Class Javin Anderson places a British flag on the gravesite Friday at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial. Anderson is assigned to the Defense Courier Station at RAF Mildenhall.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Javin Anderson places a British flag on the gravesite Friday at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial. Anderson is assigned to the Defense Courier Station at RAF Mildenhall. (David Hodge/Stars and Stripes)
Mike Winters, foreground, and Ethan Schneider, members of RAF Mildenhall's Boy Scout Troop 215, plant a U.S. flag and British flag at each headstone on Friday at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial. About 10 Boy Scouts joined active-duty servicemembers in placing flags at 3,812 gravesites.
Mike Winters, foreground, and Ethan Schneider, members of RAF Mildenhall's Boy Scout Troop 215, plant a U.S. flag and British flag at each headstone on Friday at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial. About 10 Boy Scouts joined active-duty servicemembers in placing flags at 3,812 gravesites. (David Hodge/Stars and Stripes)
Senior Master Sgt. Haughton Morgan, of RAF Mildenhall's Defense Courier Station, places flags at the grave of a fallen U.S. servicemember at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial on Friday.
Senior Master Sgt. Haughton Morgan, of RAF Mildenhall's Defense Courier Station, places flags at the grave of a fallen U.S. servicemember at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial on Friday. (David Hodge/Stars and Stripes)
Tim Winters, a Boy Scout with RAF Mildenhall's Troop 215, places a British flag before a headstone at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial in Mondau. Winters, along with other Boy Souts and active-duty servicemembers, planted flags on 3,812 graves.
Tim Winters, a Boy Scout with RAF Mildenhall's Troop 215, places a British flag before a headstone at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial in Mondau. Winters, along with other Boy Souts and active-duty servicemembers, planted flags on 3,812 graves. (David Hodge/Stars and Stripes)
Volunteers at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial place British flags and American flags at each of the 3,812 grave markers in preparation for a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday.
Volunteers at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial place British flags and American flags at each of the 3,812 grave markers in preparation for a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday. (David Hodge/Stars and Stripes)
Staff Sgt. Kelly Adle, right, teams with Boy Scouts Mike Winters, center, and Ethan Schneider of RAF Mildenhall's Troop 215 to place flags on the graves of fallen U.S. servicemembers in preparation for a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday. Adler is assigned to the Defense Courier Station at RAF Mildenhall.
Staff Sgt. Kelly Adle, right, teams with Boy Scouts Mike Winters, center, and Ethan Schneider of RAF Mildenhall's Troop 215 to place flags on the graves of fallen U.S. servicemembers in preparation for a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday. Adler is assigned to the Defense Courier Station at RAF Mildenhall. (David Hodge/Stars and Stripes)

U.S. military members will serve as color guards, band members, chaplains and speakers in Memorial Day events at American cemeteries in Europe this weekend, said officials from the respective services.

On Saturday, troops from U.S. Army Europe, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Naval Forces Europe will all have representatives at the Luxembourg American Cemetery. In addition, USAREUR will have soldiers at the Ardennes and Henri-Chappelle cemeteries in Belgium.

The bulk of the ceremonies will be Sunday, with troops scheduled to attend ceremonies in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and England. On Monday, services will be conducted at the Florence American Cemetery and the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Italy and at Cambridge American Cemetery in England.

In addition, airmen will conduct flyovers at several sites and will be participating in special ceremonies in Paris. They will be at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial on Saturday and at the Arc de Triomphe on Sunday.

Ceremonies at U.S. cemeteriesFollowing is a list of ceremonies at cemeteries operated by the American Battle Monuments Commission in Europe. Find more details and directions at its website, www.abmc.gov.

Africa North Africa American Cemetery, Tunisia: 3 p.m. MondayBelgiumArdennes American Cemetery: 10 a.m. Saturday Flanders Field American Cemetery: 3 p.m. Sunday Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery: 4 p.m. SaturdayFranceAisne-Marne American Cemetery: 9:45 Sunday Brittany American Cemetery: 4 p.m. Sunday Épinal American Cemetery: 3 p.m. Sunday Lorraine American Cemetery: 11 a.m. Sunday Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery: 3 p.m. Sunday Normandy American Cemetery: 10:30 a.m. Sunday Oise-Aisne American Cemetery: 3 p.m. Sunday Rhone American Cemetery: 10 a.m. Sunday Saint Mihiel American Cemetery: 4 p.m. Sunday Somme American Cemetery: 3 p.m. Sunday Suresnes American Cemetery: 2:30 p.m. Sunday EnglandBrookwood American Cemetery: 3 p.m. Sunday Cambridge American Cemetery: 11 a.m. MondayItalyFlorence American Cemetery: 11 a.m. Monday Sicily-Rome American Cemetery: 11 a.m. MondayLuxembourgLuxembourg American Cemetery: 2 p.m. SaturdayNetherlandsNetherlands American Cemetery: 3 p.m. Sundayblottenbergerd@estripes.osd.mil

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