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USAFE Band to participate in Halyard commemoration ceremony in Serbia

Release Number: 090918

At the request of the U.S. Embassy-Belgrade, the United States Air Forces in Europe Band will perform at the 74th anniversary of the Halyard Mission, Sept. 22, 2018, in Pranjani, Serbia.

The event commemorates the Halyard Mission of 1944, the largest rescue operation of downed American and allied Airmen in history. The band will also perform in the local community of Pranjani.

These performances celebrate the U.S. and Serbia’s partnership and provide an opportunity to strengthen mutual understanding and cultural appreciation through people-to-people engagements, partnerships and friendships.

For more information, contact U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Public Affairs at +49 06371-47-6558 or email usafepao.pao@us.af.mil or usafepa.pastaffdutyofficer@us.af.mil.