Veterans Day – Honoring brave men and women who served

Veterans Day and Armistice Day November 11 is Veterans Day in the United States – an important national holiday on which we honor all those who served our country. Originally known as Armistice Day, because it falls on the day that marks the ending of World War One, the day originally paid tribute to soldiers of the First and Second World War. Many other countries still mark this day in …

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Ambassador Sands’ remarks at the 2020 Independence Day Celebrations

Excellencies, Ministers, distinguished colleagues, and friends – welcome. Thank you for joining me on this beautiful afternoon to celebrate American independence and the birth of our great democracy, which turns 244 years old this year. This occasion gives us the opportunity to honor the strong and historic alliance between the United States and the Kingdom …

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Remarks by Ambassador Sands at the 2019 Independence Day celebrations on June 20.

Your excellencies, ministers, ladies and gentlemen, friends and colleagues, welcome to Rydhave and happy Independence Day. Thank you for joining us to honor the day our forefathers pledged their sacred honor to the founding of the United States and the idea that liberty is man’s highest calling. First, I would like to say to our …

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