• The U.S. Army Garrison Benelux provides oversight to three additional garrisons in Belgium and the Netherlands who support NATO operations worldwide. In its continued commitment to its host nation communities, each garrison participated Armistice Day celebrations throughout the two countries. Col. James Drago, commander, USAG Benelux, partnered with André Desmarlieres, the mayor of Brugelette, Belgium, to honor Belgian and U.S. veterans who have fought in our countries' wars. "Our armies are strong allies within NATO, and I'd like to have a special thought for those Belgian and U.S. Soldiers who are currently partnering in NATO operations to bring hope to foreign lands," said Drago.

    Honoring our Host Nation Neighbors on Armistice Day

    The U.S. Army Garrison Benelux provides oversight to three additional garrisons in Belgium and the Netherlands who support NATO operations worldwide. In its continued commitment to its host nation communities, each garrison participated Armistice Day...

  • The USAG Benelux Color Guard grips the American and Belgian flags as both National Anthems were played on the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day in the town of Brugelette, Belgium.

    USAG Benelux Color Guard

    The USAG Benelux Color Guard grips the American and Belgian flags as both National Anthems were played on the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day in the town of Brugelette, Belgium.

  • The Anglo-French-U.S. Color Guard, preceded and followed by Belgian contingents, marches down the Rue Royal in downtown Brussels on the 90th Anniversary of Armistice Day.

    Remembering Together

    The Anglo-French-U.S. Color Guard, preceded and followed by Belgian contingents, marches down the Rue Royal in downtown Brussels on the 90th Anniversary of Armistice Day.

  • HRH Prince Philippe (right foreground) reviews the Anglo-French U.S. Color Guard in the capital of Belgium; in U.S. uniform, L to R:  Spc. Joshua Haines, Staff Sgt. Peter Bouck, Sgt. Jeffrey Turville.

    Armistice Day with the Prince

    HRH Prince Philippe (right foreground) reviews the Anglo-French U.S. Color Guard in the capital of Belgium; in U.S. uniform, L to R: Spc. Joshua Haines, Staff Sgt. Peter Bouck, Sgt. Jeffrey Turville.

  • USAG Schinnen Commander, Lt. Col. Fern Sumpter (L) and Command Sgt. Major Mary Brown (R) help students from Geilenkirchen Elementary and AFNORTH International School lay a wreath at the American Military Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands, to commemorate Veterans Day 2008.

    Soldiers and Students Unite to Honor Vets

    USAG Schinnen Commander, Lt. Col. Fern Sumpter (L) and Command Sgt. Major Mary Brown (R) help students from Geilenkirchen Elementary and AFNORTH International School lay a wreath at the American Military Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands, to...

  • Junior ROTC cadets from AFNORTH International School post the colors at the American Military Cemetery's Veterans Day Ceremony in Margraten, Netherlands.

    International Colors Fly at American Military Cemetery

    Junior ROTC cadets from AFNORTH International School post the colors at the American Military Cemetery's Veterans Day Ceremony in Margraten, Netherlands.

  • The Chievres Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Brian England and Color Guard joined the ChiAfA..vres community as they paid tribute to the World War I victims on Armistice Day, Nov. 11

    Rembering 90 Years

    The Chievres Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Brian England and Color Guard joined the ChiAfA..vres community as they paid tribute to the World War I victims on Armistice Day, Nov. 11

  • (From left to right) Spc. Michael Speagle, Spc. Landon Gilbert, Staff Sgt. Scott Wesley, Spc. Benjamin Lowrance and Spc. Giovanni Antonello lead the parade to the Chievres cemetery where a wreath was laid at the memorial honoring all World War I victims.

    Armistice Day in Chievres, Belgium

    (From left to right) Spc. Michael Speagle, Spc. Landon Gilbert, Staff Sgt. Scott Wesley, Spc. Benjamin Lowrance and Spc. Giovanni Antonello lead the parade to the Chievres cemetery where a wreath was laid at the memorial honoring all World War I...

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