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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.

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Brittany American Cemetery video
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Security measures will be implemented by the local Governmental officials for the Historic Programs ceremony that will be held at the Brittany American Cemetery on Thursday, June 6, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Lafayette Escadrille Memorial and Cemetery - ABMC
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Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery will be temporarily closed to the public the morning of June 8, 2024, and reopen at 1 p.m.

Discussion between Linda Hervieux and American Battle Monuments Commission’s Commissioner Raymond D. Kemp Sr. at the American Library in Paris. Credits: American Battle Monuments Commission
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Representing the American Battle Monuments Commission on May 21, Commissioner Raymond D. Kemp Sr.

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On May 30, 2024, the Olympic torch passed through Normandy American Cemetery carried by French cross-country athlete and active-duty military member Nicolas-Marie Baru. 

Events

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. 

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 2 p.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. 

Early morning sun creates shadows for the rows of headstones at Cambridge American Cemetery, June 25, 2014. ABMC photo: Warrick Page
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Cambridge 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.