The U.S. Air Forces in Europe’s Band Ambassadors Jazz Ensemble performs at the Friendship House June 20, 2016, in Minsk, Belarus. The band played a concert for WWII veterans, Afghanistan conflict veterans and Chernobyl liquidators. Scott Rauland, U.S. Chargé d'Affaires to Belarus, and Svetlana Alexievich, a Nobel Prize laureate, were also in attendance. The United States, Belarus, and other ally and partner nations continue to remember and honor shared World War II sacrifices. The USAFE Band’s performances reflect shared memories and seek to encourage future partnerships.