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Luxembourg American Cemetery panorama

Starting June 22, 2020, the Luxembourg American Cemetery, Hamm, Luxembourg, will be accessible through a New Public Bus Service.


To check the current operational status of ABMC commemorative sites, please reference the chart below. To book a visit to the Normandy American Cemetery or Luxembourg American Cemetery, please use the following link:


Memorial Day 2020 virtual ceremonies

On May 25, 2020, the American Battle Monuments Commission will be broadcasting two Memorial Day virtual ceremonies in honor of our nation’s fallen heroes.

V-E Day 2020

Friday May 8, 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of V-E Day.

Angel Matos side_by_side demo of his ABMC-branded mask

Though precautionary measures surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in some challenges for AB

American Battle Monuments Commission's seal

In order to fulfill our commemorative mission, and in keeping with current precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Memorial Day ceremonies will be closed to the public.

American Battle Monuments Commission's seal

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the health and safety of our staff and visitors per U.S. and host-nation guidelines, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) has cancelled all public Memorial Day ceremonies at our 26 cemeteries around the world.

American Flag at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, France

While ABMC sites are closed to the public, ABMC cemetery superintendents keep making sure that the resting places of our fallen service members are well taken care of. The have taken over the mowers, and keep raising and lowering our colors every single day.