September 8, 2014 With more than three decades as a public servant, Rob Dalessandro brings his experience and knowledge to the American Battle Monuments Commission as the new deputy secretary for Headquarters Operations.
September 4, 2014 ABMC was created in 1923 to manage the country’s overseas, World War I cemeteries and memorials, and part of the agency’s work included the writing and publishing of “American Armies and Battlefields in Europe: A History, Guide and Reference Book.”
August 19, 2014 Ten weeks after the Normandy landings in northern France, Operation Dragoon, the amphibious invasion of s
August 18, 2014 Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela visited Corozal American Cemetery on August 15th, the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal.
August 15, 2014 Often overshadowed by the Normandy Landings, the U.S. Seventh Army’s amphibious invasion of southern France on August 15, 1944 and the ensuing operations were nonetheless critical to the Allied victory in the European theater of World War II.
ABMC Announces Education Partnership with National History Day and the GMU's Center for History and New MediaJuly 29, 2014 ABMC announces a new partnership with National History Day (NHD) and the George Mason University (GMU) Center for History and New Media to create a World War II-focused, education program.
July 16, 2014 To help honor the nearly 9,000 members of the U.S. armed forces buried or memorialized at Cambridge American Cemetery in England, a new visitor center was dedicated on May 26, 2014.
July 9, 2014 To help honor the nearly 11,000 members of the U.S. armed forces buried or memorialized at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Italy, a new visitor center was dedicated on May 26, 2014.
June 6, 2014 “If prayer were made of sound, the skies over England that night would have deafened the world.” President Barack Obama opened with these solemn words today at Normandy American Cemetery on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day.