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December 19, 2014 Even before the United States entered World War II, Allied forces  were battling the Germans for the waters of the Atlantic. This titanic struggle lasted the duration of the war in Europe.

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Members of the 101st Airborne move out of Bastogne.
December 16, 2014 Seventy years ago today, the German Army launched the Ardennes Counteroffensive, better known as the Battle of the Bulge.
Capt. Franklin Van Valkenburgh name is gold-leafed on the Walls of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
December 7, 2014 Seventy three years ago today, the United States was drawn into World War II. On the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese Navy conducted a surprise attack against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, home to the U.S.
JROTC students serve as color guard.
November 11, 2014 On Veterans Day ABMC sites paid tribute to the men and women buried and memorialized overseas.

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. The ceremony start time has not yet been determined. 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

Members of the 52nd Fighter Winger participate in the ceremony.
December 16, 2014 Luxembourg American Cemetery will host 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 will host a wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. to coincide with Wreaths Across America.
Secretary Max Cleland speaks in front of the Wall of the MIssing.
November 17, 2014 ABMC Secretary Max Cleland along with Presidio Trust Executive Director Craig Middleton laid a wreath at the West Coast Memorial, located within the Presidio of San Francisco, to rededicate the memorial on Monday, November 17, 2014.