Cemetery hosts Memorial Day commemoration

LUXEMBOURG – Visitors enter the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial prior to a Memorial Day commemoration May 25, 2013. More than 70,000 people from different nations visit the cemetery every year to pay respects to family, friends and soldiers who lost their lives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)

LUXEMBOURG – Visitors enter the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial prior to a Memorial Day commemoration May 25, 2013. More than 70,000 people from different nations visit the cemetery every year to pay respects to family, friends and soldiers who lost their lives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)

LUXEMBOURG – Members of the Spangdahlem honor guard stand in formation during a Memorial Day commemoration at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial May 25, 2013. As part of the formation, the Airmen posted and presented the flags during a 21-gun salute and the playing of taps to mark the end of the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)

LUXEMBOURG – Members of the Spangdahlem honor guard stand in formation during a Memorial Day commemoration at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial May 25, 2013. As part of the formation, the Airmen posted and presented the flags during a 21-gun salute and the playing of taps to mark the end of the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)

LUXEMBOURG – People listen to opening remarks during a Memorial Day commemoration at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial May 25, 2013. The cemetery contains the remains of more than 5,000 American service members, most who died during the Battle of the Bulge fought nearby. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)

LUXEMBOURG – People listen to opening remarks during a Memorial Day commemoration at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial May 25, 2013. The cemetery contains the remains of more than 5,000 American service members, most who died during the Battle of the Bulge fought nearby. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)

LUXEMBOURG CITY, LUXEMBOURG – Memorial wreaths sit in a line during a Memorial Day commemoration at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial May 25, 2013. Friends and families of loved ones laid flowers in remembrance of the soldiers who died during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)

LUXEMBOURG CITY, LUXEMBOURG – Memorial wreaths sit in a line during a Memorial Day commemoration at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial May 25, 2013. Friends and families of loved ones laid flowers in remembrance of the soldiers who died during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)

LUXEMBOURG – U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Craig Franklin, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, speaks during a Memorial Day commemoration at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial May 25, 2013. Franklin thanked all who came to the ceremony for taking the time to honor fellow comrades-in-arms who will never be forgotten. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)

LUXEMBOURG – U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Craig Franklin, 3rd Air Force and 17th Expeditionary Air Force commander, speaks during a Memorial Day commemoration at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial May 25, 2013. Franklin thanked all who came to the ceremony for taking the time to honor fellow comrades-in-arms who will never be forgotten. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)