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.
WWII Veteran Honors Comrades from 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment at Henri-Chapelle American CemeterySeptember 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.
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.
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.
September 8, 2016 On Veterans Day, November 11, 2016 ABMC sites throughout the world will host ceremonies to honor our fallen.
August 25, 2016 Understanding that pieces of our American heritage were being lost, nearly 50 years ago Congress passed the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, changing the way the U.S.
August 18, 2016 After a school visit to Rhone American Cemetery, Matéo Cadiergues had been given homework—produce a poem, letter or piece of artwork that explains the price of freedom.
August 12, 2016 On August 7, 1942 members of the 1st Marine Division and 2nd Marine Regiment made an amphibious landing on the north coast of Guadalcanal, part of the Solomon Islands, in an effort to push-back the Japanese.
August 9, 2016 In late May, an Italian couple from Rome arrived at the Visitor Center at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery with a request. They had discovered a World War II dog tag belonging to an American soldier by the name of Jerry J. Osterhouse.