General Members News

248th U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Amcham was delighted to join the 248th U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Ball on November 18th at DoubleTree by Hilton where the Marines celebrated and honored their tradition since 1775.

The evening’s events consisted of a

Cocktail Hour & Photographs
Commandant’s Birthday Message
Adjutants Call
Presentation of Colors
General Lejeune’s Birthday Message
Guest of Honor Remarks
Guest Speaker Remarks
Cake Cutting
Dinner & Dance

Thanks to all the Marines for keeping us safe !

Speakers and Guests of Honor were (with many others)

  • GySgt Eric C. Austin, Detachment Commander, US Mission to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  • The US Ambassador Thomas Barrett and his wife Kris Barrett

Congratulations to Minister Yuriko Backes for her new position as Minister of Defense.

Amcham was represented by

  • Paul Schonenberg
  • Gareth Reynolds
  • James O’Neal
  • Melanie Delannoy
  • Márton Fülöp
  • Sonja Holper
  • Victoria McCarthy