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SSgt. Salvador Lara in uniform.
October 14, 2014 As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ABMC honors the contributions made by Hispanic-Americans, such as SSgt. Salvador Lara, as members of the U.S. armed forces.
Historic image of USS St. Mary's
October 9, 2014 At just 14 years old, Michael Hanson served as a cabin boy aboard the USS St Mary’s, a small naval vessel that served as part of the “Pacific Squadron” in the Union navy.
Members of the 82nd Airborne Division.
September 30, 2014 In September 1944, three Allied airborne divisions landed in the Netherlands as part of Operation Market–Garden. With the goal of moving Allied forces across the Rhine River, troops would have to seize control of key bridges and roads to accomplish this task.
Ceremony participants stand in front of the wall of hte missing.
September 25, 2014 Pfc. Cecil Harris of Company D, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division went missing on January 2, 1945 in northeastern France during Operation Nordwind.
Dalessandro raises right hand for swearing in by Cleland.
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.
U.S. artillerymen fire 75mm gun toward Montsec from a position near Beaumont on September 12, 1918.
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.”
WWII veterans salute during the ceremony.
August 19, 2014 Ten weeks after the Normandy landings in northern France, Operation Dragoon, the amphibious invasion of s
Panamanian President lays a wreath.
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.

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