Berlin Brigade Military Police Veterans Greeted by Ambassador Grenell

Ambassador Richard Grenell had the opportunity to meet with former members of the Berlin Brigade Military Police at the Embassy, and encouraged them to share some of their historic experiences while serving here. Several members present were literally on point in the epic photo depicting the famous face-off at Checkpoint Charlie between U.S. and Soviet ...
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2018 Frankfurt Airlift

FRAPORT Airlift 70th Anniversary Commemoration Frankfurt, June 26, 2018 Ambassador Richard Grenell   Minister-President Bouffier, it is an honor to join you in commemorating the Berlin Airlift. 70 years ago today, and continuing during the ensuing months, food and fuel was loaded on aircrafts bound for Berlin every two to three minutes. The logistics work ...
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The 70th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan: A Legacy Remembered

Assistant Secretary Mitchell’s Remarks at Marshall Plan 70th Anniversary Commemoration. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 3:30 p.m. Thanks for that introduction, Rob. I appreciate the opportunity to speak this afternoon and am grateful to the Marshall Foundation for organizing today’s event. We are here to mark the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan. Seven decades ago, ...
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2018 International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In the U.S, and other nations, memorials stand as continual reminders of the horror of the Holocaust and the importance of confronting the evils that brought it about. The United Nations designated January 27 — the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps — as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Statement by the President on ...
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Transatlantic Youth Conference Honoring the 100th Birthday of President John F. Kennedy

Transatlantic Youth Conference Honoring the 100th Birthday of President John F. Kennedy Berlin, October 17, 2017 CDA Kent Logsdon Thank you, Britta Weck. Thomas Liljeberg-Markuse (Managing Director, FEZ-Berlin), Bernd Grospitz, (Assistant Director, FEZ-Berlin), Michael Kunsmann (Program Manager, FEZ-Berlin), I would like to thank FEZ-Berlin for your hospitality.  We have worked with you before.  It’s always ...
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Opening of Africa Cup Soccer Tournament an der Gail S. Halvorsen School

Opening of Africa Cup Soccer Tournament an der Gail S. Halvorsen School Berlin, 15. Juni 2017 Geschäftsträger ad interim Kent Logsdon Thank you, Principal Kathrin Röschel, I attended your soccer tournament last year and I am honored to be back for your Africa Cup this year.  Soccer is truly a global phenomenon. Like any sport, ...
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Immigration is an opportunity – Ambassador tours Berlin district Neukölln

On August 16, the Ambassador and Mrs. Emerson, their three children together with the district mayor, Dr. Franziska Giffey, toured one of the most diverse districts in Berlin, Neukölln, where 40% of the residents have immigrant backgrounds. The tour showcased that Germany has historically accepted refugees from other countries displaced by war and that immigration ...
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Presidential Proclamation — National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

NATIONAL SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH, 2016 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION One hundred and fifty years ago, our Nation codified the fundamental truth that slavery is an affront to human dignity. Still, the bitter fact remains that millions of men, women, and children around the globe, including ...
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