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Marble headstones at an ABMC cemetery

As the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) turns 100 on March 4, 2023, all ABMC cemeteries across the globe will host centennial events to mark the agency’s 100-year anniversary and honor the legacy of the service members buried or memorialized at our sites.

The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) welcomed its first African-American Commissioner, U.S.

NOAC Wall of the Missing with flower

The American Battle Monument Commission (ABMC) is the U.S. federal agency that administers, operates, and maintains U.S.

WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Ruben Rivers, buried at Lorraine American Cemetery, France.

The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) proudly commemorates Black History Month by sharing the stories of the four African American service members buried or memorialized at our sites: Cpl. Freddie Stowers, Pvt. George Watson, Pfc. Willy F. James and Staff Sgt. Ruben Rivers. 

A bronze rosette was placed next to Kretzer's name on Cambridge American Cemetery's Wall of the Missing.

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.

The memorial statue at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m. (local time), Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will host a ceremony in remembrance of the 79th anniversary of the Allied Landings in Anzio and Nettuno, Italy.