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Leaders place a wreath during a ceremony of remembrance for the service members who died during the World War II Allied landing on Southern France, code-named Operation Dragoon, at Rhone American Cemetery.

Leaders place a wreath during a ceremony of remembrance for the service members who died during the World War II Allied landing on Southern France, code-named Operation Dragoon, at Rhone American Cemetery.

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DRAGUIGNAN, France (Aug. 16, 2015) Cmdr. Charles Hampton, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), Capt. Cathal S. O'Connor, chief of staff for U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, and Col. Brendan McAloon, senior Defense Official and Defense and Army Attache in Paris, France, place a wreath during a ceremony of remembrance for the service members who died during the World War II Allied landing on Southern France, code-named Operation Dragoon, at Rhone American Cemetery. The ceremony is part of a series of events to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of Operation Dragoon. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Sean Spratt) File# 150816-N-AX546-347

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16/08/2015 - 16/08/2015
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DRAGUIGNAN, France
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U.S. NAVY
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