News & Events

ABMC is an agency of the executive branch of the federal government, honoring the service, achievements and sacrifices of the U.S. armed forces abroad since 1917.

News

Vintage poster of Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery
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Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery will be closed to the public April 6-8, 12-14, 20 and 21 for operational reasons.

Lafayette Escadrille Memorial and Cemetery
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The Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery will exceptionally be closed on March 15, 2024, from 11 a.m. until the end of day.

Gold Star Mother at her son's grave in France
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 The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) commemorates this Women’s History Month by celebrating all women who have contributed to the war efforts and have served their country in countless ways. 

Events

Mexico City National Cemetery
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Mexico City National Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 27, 2024, at 10 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public. 

Headstones at Corozal American Cemetery, in Panama City, Corozal
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Corozal American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 27, 2024, at 9 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public. 

Brittany American Cemetery video
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Brittany American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 27, 2024, at 3 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public. 

North Africa American Cemetery video
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North Africa American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 27, 2024, at 11 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.