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U.S. Embassy Kolonia and FSM Leaders Honor Veterans in Memorial Day Ceremony
May 3, 2021

U.S. Embassy Kolonia commemorated Memorial Day with a ceremony just off the coast of Pohnpei, Micronesia.  In addition to Embassy personnel, attendees included the Honorable Secretary Kandhi Elieisar, FSM Department of Foreign Affairs; Honorable Secretary Joses Gallen, FSM Department of Justice; Mr. Kehlen Halbert, Deputy Assistant Secretary FSM Department of Foreign Affairs and Commander Stewart Peter, FSM National Police. Ambassador Cantor and Secretary Elieisar placed eco-friendly floral wreaths into the ocean, followed by a moment of silence for comrades lost.

This Memorial Day ceremony honored both U.S. and FSM citizen armed forces personnel who lost their lives in service of the United States.