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A large group of students stand on the steps of the memorial building to sing.
On January 22, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. there will be a ceremony at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in memory of the service members who died during the Allied landings at Anzio and Nettuno. Events this day also will include the illumination of over 7,800 graves.

ABMC dedicated a new memorial in Wellington, New Zealand to mark the importance of America’s relationship with the nation during World War II. 

In Dinozé, France, French citizens gathered at Epinal American Cemetery to honor an American soldier who died more than seven decades ago. 

President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30, 2018, paid his respects at multiple ABMC cemeteries during the course of his lifetime. As vice president he visited North Africa American Cemetery in Tunisia in 1981, and Luxembourg American Cemetery in 1984.

In World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, millions of Americans served far from home. In the various conflicts, service members fought in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific. They traversed mountains in Italy, France, Korea and Vietnam.

The NAI announced that ABMC’s Chateau-Thierry American Monument Visitor Center received second place in the interior exhibit category as part of NAI’s annual professional awards. 

The Pointe du Hoc Visitor Center will close early on Saturday, December 1, 2018 due to Wreaths Across America being held at Normandy American Cemetery. The operating hours for the outside portion of Pointe du Hoc will remain the same.

The Pointe du Hoc Visitor Center will be closed on December 5, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The visitor center will open to the public at 1:30 p.m. that day. The outside portion of Pointe du Hoc will not be affected.

 

The exterior of the Normandy Visitor Center.

The Normandy Visitor Center will close early on Friday, November 30, 2018 and Saturday, December 1, 2018 due to Wreaths Across America being held at the cemetery. However, the operating hours for the cemetery grounds will not be affected.