News & Events

A map shows forests, rivers, farms, battle lines, and photo references.
September 26, 2016 To help teachers and students gain a deeper understanding of the fighting that occurred on the hills, fields, roads, towns and farms of the Western Front, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) is releasing Teaching and Mapping the Geography of the Meuse Argonne Offensive.

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Merritt kneels next to the gravesite of Cpl. Brassie S. Cascio.
September 21, 2016 93-year-old Kenneth “Rock” Merritt, a veteran of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, returned to Europe last month to visit his fallen comrades at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium.
Rows of headstones located at Florence American Cemetery.
September 19, 2016 A major repaving project is underway at the Florence American Cemetery. All gates are currently open and access to the monument parking area is now available.  Access to plot areas, visitor building, memorial building and chapel is not be affected.
Senator Ron Johnson, Sally Berkholder, and Congressman Sean Duffy stand next to the plaque.
September 14, 2016 More than 70 years after the death of 2nd Lt. Ellen G. Ainsworth, she received a special honor in her home town of Glenwood City, Wisconsin—the local post office has been renamed after her.

Upcoming Events

Four large floral wreaths rest on stands after the ceremony.
November 11, 2016 Corozal American Cemetery in Panama will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
A Joint Honor Guard marches in front of the Walls of Missing during the ceremony.
November 11, 2016 Cambridge American Cemetery will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.  
Members of the military along with two students stand next to floral wreaths.
November 11, 2016 Florence American Cemetery will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.  

Past Events

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