Fallen veterans remembered at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial Published Nov. 16, 2021 By Senior Airman Joseph Barron 100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs ROYAL AIR FORCE MILDENHALL, England -- U.S. Air Force Col. Gene Jacobus, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, along with other U.S. military leaders from across England, attended a memorial service at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Nov. 11, 2021. The ceremony was held in memory of more than 400,000 American World War II service members who paid the ultimate sacrifice to preserve freedom. More than 3,800 American heroes are buried within the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial along with more than 5,126 names recorded on the Tablets of the Missing. Veterans Day, designated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, honors all Americans who served their country in the armed forces. The ceremony honored the men and women who sacrificed their lives in service to the United States. Distinguished visitors and veterans were invited to participate in the ceremony by placing wreathes along the Tablets of the Missing.