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About the ABMC

ABMC is an agency of the executive branch of the federal government, honoring the service, achievements and sacrifices of the U.S. armed forces abroad since April 6, 1917. ABMC manages and maintains 26 cemeteries and 30 federal memorials, monuments, and commemorative markers throughout the world. The commission also maintains three memorials in the United States.



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ABMC Sites in the World

Download this infographic to see where ABMC sites are located throughout the world. 


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.

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