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April 25, 2018
Secretary William M. Matz traveled to Italy last week, where he visited Florence American Cemetery and Sicily-Rome American Cemetery. Taking the helm of ABMC in January 2018, Matz has been working to not just understand the agency’s mission, but...

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Historic photos shows four men in uniform aboard a ship.
April 24, 2018 Indiana provided more than 130,000 servicemen to the U.S. armed forces during World War I. Of these, more than 3,000 died.
Historic photos shows American bomber attacking German transport planes.
April 22, 2018 Less than 150 miles separate Tunisia from the island of Sicily, two important geographic locations in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.
A stone wall with inscriptions and a statue.
April 18, 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.

Upcoming Events

Photos on stands are next to the marble headstones.
May 2, 2018 to May 6, 2018 Netherlands American Cemetery will host the Faces of Margraten from May 2-6, 2018 with an opening ceremony on May 2, 2018 at 3 p.m.
The sun sets behind the statue.
May 10, 2018 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will host the University of Michigan Women's Glee Club on May 10, 2018 at 1 p.m. for a a wreath-laying ceremony and remembrance concert near the Brothers in Arms statue. The event is free and open to the public.
Cantigny American Monument is located in a small park.
May 26, 2018 To coincide with Memorial Day weekend, a ceremony at Cantigny Monument in France on May 26, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

Past Events

Secretary Matz shakes hands with a man amidst snow fall.
March 14, 2018 Join us on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 1 p.m. eastern for a Facebook Live chat with ABMC Secretary William M. Matz.
Lit candles can be seen on top of the headstone.
February 3, 2018 Epinal American Cemetery will host a Luminary on February 3, 2018 at 4:25 p.m. Organized by the U.S. Memory Grand Est France, the ceremony plans to feature an LED candle on every headstone and at the Walls of the Missing.
Lit candles can be seen on top of the headstone.
December 10, 2017 Epinal American cemetery hosted a Remembrance Ceremony on December 10, 2017 at 3:45 p.m. Organized by the U.S. Memory Grand Est France, the ceremony had planned to feature an LED candle on every headstone and at the Walls of the Missing.