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Historic photos shows men in uniform holding cages in hand.
February 15, 2018
California provided over 112,000 soldiers to the U.S. Army and Marines during World War I. The 40th Division (National Guard) was largely drawn from California, as was the 117th Engineer Regiment of the 42nd Division. California provided much of the original manpower of the 91st Division, the “Wild West Division”.

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Black and white image showing Bruce Malone.
February 14, 2018 ABMC has more than 400 dedicated employees world-wide who work daily to ensure the sacred mission of the agency is fulfilled.
February 13, 2018 Arkansas provided almost 72,000 soldiers during World War I, of whom over 18,000 were African Americans. The 39th Division (National Guard) drew units and fillers from Arkansas.
Secretary Matz shakes hands with a man amidst snow fall.
February 12, 2018 Secretary William M. Matz, Jr., spent time overseas last week at a number of ABMC cemeteries and memorials in France to gain a better understanding of the operational needs of the agency.

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Marble headstones in rows are seen in front of the chapel.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Brookwood American Cemetery in England will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of W
The entrance gate at Flanders Field American Cemetery.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of t
Rows of headstones in front of the chapel and flagpole at Suresnes American Cemetery.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Suresnes American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of Worl

Past Events

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.
Four large floral wreaths rest on stands after the ceremony.
November 11, 2017 Corozal American Cemetery in Panama hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.