All News

June 6, 2018 June 6, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of one of the first American offensives—the Battle of Belleau Wood, a pivotal event in World War I and an iconic battle in U.S. Marine Corps history.
View of the outside of the Pointe du Hoc Visitor Center.
June 1, 2018 The visitor center at Pointe du Hoc will close on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 3 p.m. due to the annual D-Day commemoration ceremony. However, the rest of the site will remain open for the ceremony, and until the normal closing time of 6 p.m. 
Historic photo shows headstones with flags and a crowd gathered in the memorial area.
May 23, 2018 This year marks the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day. While remembrance of America’s war dead took place prior to 1868, it wasn’t until the post-Civil War era that this national commemoration fully emerged. Maj. Gen.  John A.
Historic photo shows destroyed town.
May 22, 2018 On May 28, 1918 the American 1st Division led an assault on the town of Cantigny, France, making it the first divisional attack by the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in World War I.
Rows of headstones cover the ground at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
May 21, 2018 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will have altered hours on Saturday, May 26, 2018 because of the Memorial Day Ceremony. 9 a.m.—1:30 pm.             Cemetery open 1:30 p.m.—4 p.m.            Cemetery closed for ceremony...
Historic photos shows men in uniform parading down city street.
May 21, 2018 Kentucky provided over 84,000 to serve in the U.S. armed forces during World War I. Of these, 2,418 died.
The exterior of the Normandy Visitor Center.
May 21, 2018 The Normandy Visitor Center will be closed on Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to coincide with the Memorial Day Ceremony. The visitor center will reopen at 12:30 p.m.
A toddler carries a white rose, amidst the headstones.
May 14, 2018 Nearly 20,000 visitors came to Netherlands American Cemetery May 2-6, 2018 to walk the cemetery grounds and experience Faces of Margraten.
Historic photo shows men in uniform eating.
May 11, 2018 In mid-1942 Japanese forces attacked the Aleutians, a series of islands running southwest from the Alaska Peninsula.

Pages