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Dalessandro raises right hand for swearing in by Cleland.
September 8, 2014 With more than three decades as a public servant, Rob Dalessandro brings his experience and knowledge to the American Battle Monuments Commission as the new deputy secretary for Headquarters Operations.

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U.S. artillerymen fire 75mm gun toward Montsec from a position near Beaumont on September 12, 1918.
September 4, 2014 ABMC was created in 1923 to manage the country’s overseas, World War I cemeteries and memorials, and part of the agency’s work included the writing and publishing of “American Armies and Battlefields in Europe: A History, Guide and Reference Book.”
Headstones at Normandy American Cemetery are decorated with small French and American flags.
September 2, 2014 A major horticultural project is underway at Normandy American Cemetery.
WWII veterans salute during the ceremony.
August 19, 2014 Ten weeks after the Normandy landings in northern France, Operation Dragoon, the amphibious invasion of s

Upcoming Events

The entrance gate to Mexico City National Cemetery.
November 11, 2014 Mexico City National Cemetery will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Entrance is free and open to the public.
Four VIPs walk under sword-bearing men and women in uniform during 2012 Veterans Day ceremony.
November 11, 2014 Cambridge American Cemetery will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Entrance is free and open to the public.
Participants stand in a row with flags in front of the chapel.
November 11, 2014 Rhone American Cemetery will host a Veterans Day/Armistice Day ceremony planned by the town of Draguignan on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Entrance is free and open to the public.

Past Events

An exterior view of the memorial building at Epinal American Cemetery.
September 20, 2014 Pvt. Cecil E. Harris is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at Epinal American Cemetery in France. A bronze rosette will be added next to his name on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in a small ceremony.
The South Netherlands Philharmonic performs during the 2012 concert.
September 14, 2014 The South Netherlands Philharmonic and the Brabant Choir will perform at Netherlands American Cemetery on September 14, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. for their annual concert marking the liberation of the area during World War II.
Grass, headstones, and flagpole are seen at Netherlands American Cemetery
September 13, 2014 Intended for school age audiences, this film is set in 1943 and tells the story of two boys living in German-occupied South Limburg that are friends despite coming from two very different families--one a member of the Dutch resistance and the other supporters of the Netherlands fascist movement.