News & Events

Bouaziz dressed in a suit, sitting in front of a black backdrop.
July 5, 2018
From staff at ABMC headquarters to employees in the field at cemeteries, it’s a team effort to ensure the agency’s sacred mission is fulfilled. One key staff member who plays a critical role in the field is the cemetery superintendent.

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Historic photo showing Hall sitting in the cockpit of his fighter.
July 2, 2018 By late spring 1943 the Allies had ejected Axis forces from North Africa and had their sights set on invading the Italian mainland. But to do so, they first would have to gain control of Sicily, and its surrounding minor islands.
Historic images shows doctors working on a patient.
June 29, 2018 Suresnes American Cemetery, located just outside of Paris, is one of nine World War I cemeteries managed by the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC).
Historic photo shows soldiers in uniform standing near large tents.
June 27, 2018 Louisiana provided about 80,000 men to the U.S. armed forces during World War I. The 39th (National Guard) Division drew units and troops from Louisiana, and Louisiana provided many of the original selected servicemen to the 87th Division as...

Upcoming Events

The entrance gate includes a stone column with the cemetery name engraved on it.
July 28, 2018 Oise-Aisne American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on July 28, 2018 at 10 a.m.
View of Bellicourt American Monument from a distance.
August 7, 2018 A ceremony at Bellicourt Monument in France on August 7, 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of American units fighting with the British Armies in France during
Attendees gather near the chapel for ceremony.
August 16, 2018 Rhone American Cemetery will host a ceremony on August 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to commemorate the 74th anniversary of Operation Dragoon. Attendance is free and open to the public

Past Events

Historic photos shows Leofanti with tool in hand, working on sculpture.
July 17, 2018 Join us on Tuesday, July 17 at noon eastern for a Behind the Scenes Look at Sculptures in our World War II Cemeteries. During this Facebook Live event we’ll talk with the son and daughter of Gene J.
Bronze statue of two brothers in arms is located at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
July 4, 2018 Come to Sicily-Rome American Cemetery on July 4, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Men stand next to the stands holding the floral wreaths.
May 30, 2018 Clark Veterans Cemetery in the Philippines will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.