March 28, 2016 In one of the most iconic American recruiting posters of World War I, a young woman drawn by the famous artist Howard Chandler Christy posed in a man’s Navy uniform under the caption: “Gee!!
February 3, 2016 Renovations to the Chateau Thierry Monument visitor contact station began in January 2016. This construction will impact access to the terrace for visitors.
January 11, 2016 A major repaving project is underway at Florence American Cemetery. Beginning January 18th 2016, the South side gate to the cemetery will be closed. Cemetery visitors will be required to use the North side gate as the primary entrance during this time. Access to plot areas, the visitor center, the memorial building and chapel will not be affected.
December 9, 2015 ABMC has determined that the Commission has sufficient prior year funds to continue operating in the event of a U.S. Government shutdown this week.
November 30, 2015 The Normandy American Cemetery Mobile App won first place in the 2015 Digital Media category as part of the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) annual media award’s competition.
November 23, 2015 On Veterans Day ABMC sites paid tribute to the men and women buried and memorialized overseas.
November 20, 2015 On December 7, 2015 renovation work will begin on six Wall of the Missing panels at Brittany American Cemetery. During this time, the panels will be completely removed. The names that will not be viewable during this time period include Pvt.
November 17, 2015 The memorial area at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery is currently undergoing maintenance work.
November 16, 2015 Horticulture work along with the resurfacing of some pathways and roadways is currently underway at Cambridge American Cemetery.