2IDA President Aves Thompson (right) and Past President and Membership/Public Relations Chairman Mike Davino participate in the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge at the 2ID Monument at Krinkelt, Belgium on December 14, 2014.
Association President Aves Thompson gives the keynote speech during the Battle of the Bulge commemoration ceremony as the US Army Europe Color Guard presents the colors.
The US Army Europe Color Guard and US Army Europe CSM David Davenport (top row, 2nd from right) in the command post foxhole occupied by CPT Charles B. McDonald, L Company, 23rd Infantry Regiment and his command element during the early stages of the Battle of the Bulge. The color guard detail was organized and led by MSG Shaun Canfield (center). Thanks to author and Battle of the Bulge subject matter expert Hans Wijers (far right) for giving us all a tour of the battlefield!