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Secretary Matz with a World War II veteran

On December 14, 2019, ABMC Secretary William M. Matz traveled to Bastogne, Belgium.

Luxembourg American Cemetery front gate

The Luxembourg American Cemetery will be closed on December 16, 2019, due to the commemorative ceremony organized on site to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. It will reopen on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 9.00 a.m.

Luxembourg American Cemetery front gate

The access road to the Luxembourg American Cemetery will be closed on December 16, 2019, due to

The Kemmel American Monument is located in Belgium.

Renovation work on the Kemmel American Monument near Ieper (Ypres), Belgium, has started and is anticipated to last until early January 2020.

MANILA, Philippines and WASHINGTON – Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 – The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) today officially opened a new interpretive visitor center at the Manila American Cemetery (MNAC).

Luxembourg American Cemetery front gate

Due to major road construction in the vicinity (on interchange A1), access to Luxembourg American Cemetery will be modified from Friday October 4, 8:00 p.m. through Monday October 7, 6:00 a.m.

A tall brick building houses the chapel at Netherlands American Cemetery

From September 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. through September 23, 2019, at 6:00 a.m., and from September 27, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Due to construction, the main road to the Luxembourg American Cemetery will be closed from Friday, Sept. 6 at 8 p.m. to Monday, Sept. 9 at 6 a.m. local time. The back entrance to the cemetery from Rue de Sandweiler to Val du Schied will remain open.

Due to renovation work on the Cambridge American Cemetery flagpole, the American flag will not be flown until the work is complete -- approximately 7-10 days.