News & Events

July 1, 2016 Applications are being accepted now through September 2, 2016 for the 2016-2017 Understanding Sacrifice: World War II in the Pacific Teacher Institute program.

Latest News

The front of the Cabanatuan American Memorial simply reads "Cabanatuan."
June 15, 2016 To ensure the safety of visitors, the memorial is closed during the renovation process.
Headstones and two flag poles dot the landscape in front of the chapel.
May 27, 2016 The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), an agency of the U.S. federal government, manages America's overseas cemeteries from World War I and World War II.
Historic image showing Victor and Johnny in uniform sitting on curb.
May 18, 2016 The newly released non-fiction book, “When the Akimotos Went to War: An Untold Story of Family, Patriotism and Sacrifice during World War II,” captures the story of three Japanese-American brothers—Victor, Johnny, and Ted Akimoto—who volunteered for military service while their family members were forced into an internment camp.

Upcoming Events

Attendees sit during the annual liberation concert.
September 4, 2016 Netherlands American Cemetery will host the South Netherlands Philharmonic on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 3 p.m. for the annual liberation concert.

Past Events

The U.S. Ambassador shakes hands with Herbert Friedlander, who is flanked by two American soldiers.
May 30, 2016 More than 400 people gathered at Corozal American Cemetery to attend the 2016 Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2016.
Members of the Air Force walk with small floral wreaths.
May 30, 2016 Cambridge American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11 am.
Men in uniform march out with flags and rifles.
May 30, 2016 Florence American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.