News & Events

Men in uniform march.
January 30, 2015 During Memorial Day weekend 2015, ABMC sites throughout the world will pay tribute to the men and women buried and memorialized overseas.

Latest News

Wall of the Missing at Epinal shows names from the U.S. Navy.
January 26, 2015 Six months after the United States entered World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt issued an executive order creating the Office of Strategic Services (OSS).
Headstones at Normandy American Cemetery are decorated with small French and American flags.
January 13, 2015 A major horticultural project is underway at Normandy American Cemetery.
The front of the Cabanatuan American Memorial simply reads "Cabanatuan."
January 13, 2015 To ensure the safety of visitors, the memorial is closed during the renovation process.

Upcoming Events

The official party arrives.
May 31, 2015 Aisne-Marne American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Staff place American and Belgian flags in front of every headstone.
May 31, 2015 Oise-Aisne American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony time will be confirmed closer to the date of the event.  
View from top of chapel, looking down at Color Guard.
May 24, 2015 Brittany American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.

Past Events

Walls of the Missing at the East Coast Memorial in New York City.
January 25, 2015 A wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of the Bulge will be held at the East Coast Memorial on Sunday, January 25, 2014 at noon.
A U.S. Air Force Honor Guard marches during the ceremony.
December 16, 2014 Luxembourg American Cemetery hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
A woman salutes a headstone with a wreath.
December 13, 2014 Cambridge American Cemetery in conjunction with RAF Lakenheath hosted a wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. to coincide with Wreaths Across America.