News & Events

ABMC is an agency of the executive branch of the federal government, honoring the service, achievements and sacrifices of the U.S. armed forces abroad since 1917.

News

News

To support the health and well-being of our staff and visitors, all non-Memorial Day events at ABMC sites will be canceled until further notice. This decision is based on official guidance from health and government authorities in the countries where we operate.

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In keeping with current precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) cemeteries are closed until further notice.

Luxembourg Entrance
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Effective immediately and in keeping with U.S. and local authority guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Luxembourg American Cemetery is closed until further notice.

Please monitor www.abmc.gov and our social media channels for further updates.

Events

Men and women in uniform march with flags or firearms as part of the Honor Guard.
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Mexico City National Cemetery in Mexico will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Flags were placed in front of every headstone.
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Corozal American Cemetery in Panama will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 09:00 a.m.

Members of the American military carry the service flags during the ceremony.
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Cambridge American Cemetery in England will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

Members of the military participate in the ceremony.
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Florence American Cemetery in Italy will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 25, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.