Memorial Day 2017 – Sunday, May 28, at 11:00 am

Dear all, this year the Memorial Day ceremony at the Memorial will be on Sunday, May 28, at 11:00 am (and NOT on the Saturday, as we have done in past years).  We look forward to seeing you there!! … Lire la suite

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Register now for the April 20 (11am) ceremony: the centennial of the creation of the Lafayette Escadrille

April 20, 2016, will mark the centennial of the creation of the Lafayette Escadrille, the group of 38 American volunteer pilots who flew under French command for over a year before the entry of the USA in World War I … Lire la suite

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Eugene Jacques Bullard, The Black Swallow of Death

Eugene Bullard was a member of the 269 pilot strong Lafayette Flying Corps, those American pilots who flew under French command from early 1916 until February 1918, and who are commemorated at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial. Bullard was known … Lire la suite

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The visit to the Memorial of US Air Force General Paul Selva

We were honored today with the visit to the Memorial of US Air Force General Paul Selva, the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The General paid homage to the Lafayette pilots and visited the crypt, which is … Lire la suite