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A toddler carries a white rose, amidst the headstones.
May 14, 2018
Nearly 20,000 visitors came to Netherlands American Cemetery May 2-6, 2018 to walk the cemetery grounds and experience Faces of Margraten. Organized by Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven (SVAAO) and its chairman Sebastiaan Vonk,...

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Historic photo shows men in uniform eating.
May 11, 2018 In mid-1942 Japanese forces attacked the Aleutians, a series of islands running southwest from the Alaska Peninsula.
Stone colonnades at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery include names of the missing.
May 9, 2018 In World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, millions of Americans served far from home. In the various conflicts, service members fought in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific.
Historic photo shows soldiers firing a rifle.
May 8, 2018 Kansas provided approximately 80,000 men to the U.S. armed forces during World War I. Of these, 6,480 were lost to causalities, accidents, and disease.

Upcoming Events

An eagle statue sits on a large marble block at the East Coast Memorial.
May 24, 2018 Come to the East Coast Memorial, located in Battery Park in New York City, for a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic. Organized by the United War Veterans Council, this event is an official Fleet Week event.
Cantigny American Monument is located in the village.
May 26, 2018 To coincide with Memorial Day weekend, a ceremony at Cantigny Monument in France on May 26, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
Men in uniform salute after the wreath is laid.
May 26, 2018 Ardennes American Cemetery in Belgium will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance is free an open to the public.  

Past Events

The sun sets behind the statue.
May 10, 2018 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will host the University of Michigan Women's Glee Club on May 10, 2018 at 1 p.m. for a a wreath-laying ceremony and remembrance concert near the Brothers in Arms statue. The event is free and open to the public.
Photos on stands are next to the marble headstones.
May 2, 2018 to May 6, 2018 Netherlands American Cemetery will host the Faces of Margraten from May 2-6, 2018 with an opening ceremony on May 2, 2018 at 3 p.m.
Secretary Matz shakes hands with a man amidst snow fall.
March 14, 2018 Join us on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 1 p.m. eastern for a Facebook Live chat with ABMC Secretary William M. Matz.