German Embassy, Washington, DC
Capitol Hill in Washington DC
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Nov 27, 2013
In their very personal and moving speeches, the two underscored both the successful history of the Bundeswehr, founded in 1955, and the special relationship between Germany and the United States.
Anniversary of Bundeswehr Founding
Nov 26, 2013
The Military Attaché Staff in Washington again this year commemorated those who were killed in the two world wars, the victims of war and violence, and Bundeswehr and allied soldiers who lost their lives in combat.
National Day of Mourning
Nov 24, 2013
"It also inspires me all the more to continue working for what is so important to me and for what has time and again shaped my work especially here in Washington: That is, to work for the future of German-Jewish relations."
Nov 22, 2013
The German Embassy Washington, in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut and the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), is pleased to announce the 2013 recipients of the German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award.
Teacher of Excellence Award
Nov 14, 2013
On Thursday, German Ambassador Peter Ammon visited the German-American Friendship Garden on the National Mall, which has been restored with 2,000 new plants, trees and shrubs that can be found on both sides of the Atlantic.
Ambassador Visits Friendship Garden