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Photos on stands are next to the marble headstones.
May 2, 2018 to May 6, 2018 Netherlands American Cemetery will host the Faces of Margraten from May 2-6, 2018 with an opening ceremony on May 2, 2018 at 3 p.m. The Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven (Foundation United Adopters American War Graves) has...
The sun sets behind the statue.
May 10, 2018 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will host the University of Michigan Women's Glee Club on May 10, 2018 at 1 p.m. for a a wreath-laying ceremony and remembrance concert near the Brothers in Arms statue. The event is free and open to the public.
Volunteers place American and French flags in front of every headstone.
May 26, 2018 Come to St. Mihiel American Cemetery in France on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to help place American and French flags at every headstone in preparation for the Memorial Day ceremony. For groups interested in participating,...
Cantigny American Monument is located in a small park.
May 26, 2018 To coincide with Memorial Day weekend, a ceremony at Cantigny Monument in France on May 26, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. will mark the role of the 1st Division in World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Men in uniform salute after the wreath is laid.
May 26, 2018 Ardennes American Cemetery in Belgium will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance is free an open to the public.  
Attendees sit in chairs during the ceremony.
May 26, 2018 Luxembourg American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Headstones and American flag, Somme American Cemetery.
May 26, 2018 To coincide with Memorial Day weekend, Somme American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on May 26, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. that honors both Memorial Day and the 100th anniversary of the first U.S. Offensive of World War I. Attendance is free and open...
Attendees sit in chairs during the ceremony.
May 26, 2018 Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Men in uniform carry floral wreaths.
May 26, 2018 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Italy will its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
A man in a suit delivers remarks from the podium.
May 27, 2018 Manila American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Headstones and two flag poles dot the landscape in front of the chapel.
May 27, 2018 Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on May 27, 2018 that marks Memorial Day, and the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Belleau Wood and Operations in the Aisne-Marne region.
Men in uniform stand with their instruments.
May 27, 2018 The Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery in France will host its Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
May 27, 2018 Rhone American Cemetery in France will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
An American Honor Guard marches during the ceremony.
May 27, 2018 Epinal American Cemetery in France will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.  Attendance is free and open to the public.
Men and a woman in uniform march in during the ceremony.
May 27, 2018 Normandy American Cemetery in France will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
A man in a doughboy uniform plays the bugle amidst the headstones.
May 27, 2018 Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery in France will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Men, women and children all work to place flags.
May 27, 2018 Lorrraine American Cemetery in France will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance is free an open to the public.        
A man and woman salute after laying a wreath.
May 27, 2018 Suresnes American Cemetery in France will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Marines salute after laying wreaths.
May 27, 2018 Oise-Aisne American Cemetery in France will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 3 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Men and women in uniform carry floral wreaths.
May 27, 2018 Netherlands American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Attendees stand and sit while a man speaks from the podium.
May 27, 2018 Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.  
Men in uniform carry a flag or a rifle as part of the Honor Guard.
May 27, 2018 Brookwood American Cemetery in England will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.    
Bareihs delivers remarks from the podium.
May 27, 2018 Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery in France will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.    
Two men carry a large floral wreath and prepare to lay it during the ceremony.
May 27, 2018 Brittany American Cemetery in France will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
A double colonnade and terrace constitute the Chateau-Thierry American Monument.
May 27, 2018 To coincide with Memorial Day weekend, the new visitor center at the Chateau-Thierry Monument in France will be dedicated on May 27, 2018 in the evening. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Marines stand with flags and weapons in front of the Wall of the Missing.
May 28, 2018 North Africa American Cemetery in Tunisia will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 9 a.m. Due to security requirements, ceremony attendees must have a U.S. passport or have an invitation from the cemetery. If you would...
Men in uniform salute after the wreath is laid.
May 28, 2018 Florence American Cemetery in Italy will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Men and women in uniform stand with weapons in front of them.
May 28, 2018 Cambridge American Cemetery in England will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Villalobos pauses to reflect after laying the wreath.
May 28, 2018 Corozal American Cemetery in Panama will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Attendees, mostly members of the American military, stand for a group photo.
May 28, 2018 Mexico City National Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
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.
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. marking the 100th anniversary of the Oise-Aisne Offensive during World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public.
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 World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony start time will be...
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
A large, carved stone eagle statue at St. Mihiel American Cemetery.
September 22, 2018 St. Mihiel American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on September 22, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. that marks the 100th anniversary of the St. Mihiel Offensive during World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Candles on top of headstones burn bright int he darkness.
September 23, 2018 Come to Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery on September 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. to participate in a luminary event that will help mark the 100th anniversary of the World War I Meuse-Argonne Offensive. As dusk falls at the cemetery, thousands of headstones...
A distant view of the chapel at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.
September 23, 2018 Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on September 23, 2018 at 4 p.m. marking the 100th anniversary of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive during World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public.
A pathway leads through the entrance to Flanders Field American Cemetery.
October 27, 2018 Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium will host a ceremony on October 27, 2018 at 3 p.m. to mark the 100th anniversary of American operations in Belgium during World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public.
A large fountain is in front of the memorial cemetery building.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony start...
The entrance gate at Flanders Field American Cemetery.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony start...
Headstones and two flag poles dot the landscape in front of the chapel.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony start time will be...
Engraved columns at the entrance of Suresnes American Cemetery.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Suresnes American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony start time will be...
Stone columns encircle the memorial area at St. Mihiel American Cemetery.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, St. Mihiel American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I.
The interior of the chapel at Somme American Cemetery.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Somme American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony start time will be...
The entrance gate includes a stone column with the cemetery name engraved on it.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to honor the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony start time will be...
The entrance at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony start...
Marble headstones in rows are seen in front of the chapel.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Brookwood American Cemetery in England will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony start time will be...

Past Events

Secretary Matz shakes hands with a man amidst snow fall.
March 14, 2018 Join us on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 1 p.m. eastern for a Facebook Live chat with ABMC Secretary William M. Matz. Sworn in as secretary in January 2018, Secretary Matz will talk about his priorities for the agency, and some of the work he hopes to...
Lit candles can be seen on top of the headstone.
February 3, 2018 Epinal American Cemetery will host a Luminary on February 3, 2018 at 4:25 p.m. Organized by the U.S. Memory Grand Est France, the ceremony plans to feature an LED candle on every headstone and at the Walls of the Missing. The intention is for these...
Lit candles can be seen on top of the headstone.
December 10, 2017 Epinal American cemetery hosted a Remembrance Ceremony on December 10, 2017 at 3:45 p.m. Organized by the U.S. Memory Grand Est France, the ceremony had planned to feature an LED candle on every headstone and at the Walls of the Missing. The...

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