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Travel Advisory for France – Level 2

Current safety and security information and recommendations are provided in our Travel Advisory for France , currently a Level 2 due to terrorism and civil unrest.  The Travel Advisory is reviewed regularly and updated as conditions require.  Our current Level 2 Travel Advisory was most recently updated on April 1, 2019.
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75th ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY LANDING AND THE BATTLE OF NORMANDY

COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS JUNE 1-10, 2019 EVENT INFORMATION The American Battle Monuments Commission’s (ABMC) ceremony to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the June 6th, 1944 “D-Day” landings in Normandy will be held on June 6th, 2019 at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, France. If you are interested in attending the event, please visit the ABMC ...
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Statement on President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump’s Upcoming Travel to the United Kingdom and the French Republic

Issued on: April 23, 2019 President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump accepted the invitation of Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to visit the United Kingdom from June 3 to 5, 2019. This state visit will reaffirm the steadfast and special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom. In addition to meeting ...
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America’s love for Notre Dame

America’s love for Notre Dame By  Sherry L. BrukbacherLauren Monsen – Apr 17, 2019 U.S. soldiers fill the pews of Notre Dame Cathedral on April 16, 1945, during a memorial service for U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt. (© Morse/AP Images) Notre Dame de Paris, one of the most iconic structures in the world, has always had a special place ...
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As Notre Dame burns, White House sends words of comfort to French

As Notre Dame burns, White House sends words of comfort to French   By  Leigh Hartman- Apr 15, 2019 President Trump, traveling in Minnesota to deliver an economic speech, expressed his sorrow to the people of France today, after learning of the fire in the iconic Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. There “is no ...
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