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2019 Memorial Day ceremony at Manila American Cemetery, France. ©U.S. Embassy Manila

During Memorial Day weekend, ABMC sites throughout the world will pay tribute to the more than 200,000 men and women honored overseas.
Select a link below to see details for each ceremony. 

Maj. Miller is memorialized at Cambridge American Cemetery

In recognition of Jazz Appreciation Month (April), the American Battle Monuments Commission honors Major Alton Glenn Miller, memorialized on the Wall of the Missing in the Cambridge Americ

Headstones at Netherlands American Cemetery

In keeping with guidance from local authorities, Netherlands American Cemetery is now fully open.

To help ensure the safety of all, visitors are asked to wear masks, respect social distancing and follow guidance from cemetery personnel.

Normandy American Cemetery

COVID-19 update: what you need to know to visit Normandy American Cemetery

Visitors who plan to visit Normandy American Cemetery should be advised of the following guidelines:

Rows of marble headstones dot the rolling landscape at Florence American Cemetery.

In keeping with guidance from local authorities, Florence and Sicily-Rome American Cemeteries in Italy are now fully open.

Inez Ann Murphy Crittenden at Suresnes American Cemetery

Inez Crittenden was an American communications volunteer, also known as an “Hello Girl.” Inez Ann Murphy Crittenden was born in September 1887, and raised in a bi-lingual (French and English) household.