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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.
Stone colonnades at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery include names of the missing.
May 9, 2018 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.
Historic photo shows soldiers firing a rifle.
May 8, 2018 Kansas provided approximately 80,000 men to the U.S. armed forces during World War I. Of these, 6,480 were lost to causalities, accidents, and disease.
May 4, 2018 Belleau, France – The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) announces commemorations of Memorial Day and the World War I Centennial of the Battle of Belleau Wood and Operations in the Aisne-Marne region.
May 4, 2018 Chateau-Thierry, France – The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) announces the official inauguration of its new Chateau-Thierry American Monument Visitor Center on Hill 204 on May 27, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Shane Williams sitting in front of a black backdrop.
May 3, 2018 From staff at ABMC headquarters to employees in the field at cemeteries, it’s a team effort to ensure the agency’s sacred mission is fulfilled. One key staff member who plays a critical role in the field is the cemetery superintendent.
Historic photos show men in trench preparing to go over the top.
May 2, 2018 Iowa provided almost 115,000 servicemen to the U.S. armed forces during World War I. Of these, 3,576 died. The 168th Infantry Regiment of the 42nd (“Rainbow”) Division was an Iowa unit.
The group stands in a line with a battle map in the background.
April 25, 2018 Secretary William M. Matz traveled to Italy last week, where he visited Florence American Cemetery and Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.