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.

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Graves at Normandy American Cemetery
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On June 23, 2024, 80 years after his death during World War II, Jewish-American U.S. Army soldier 1st Lt. Nathan B.

Lafayette Escadrille Memorial and Cemetery - ABMC
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Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery will be closed to the public June 21, June 25, June 27, June 29, and June 30.

Brittany American Cemetery video
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The road D30 leading into the town of St. James and Brittany American Cemetery will be closed on Thursday, 20 June 2024 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

191 U.S. World War II veterans were welcomed on stage at Normandy American Cemetery for the 80th anniversary of D-Day.
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On June 6, the American Battle Monuments Commission commemorated the 80th anniversary of D-Day at Normandy American Cemetery. Nearly 10,000 people attended the ceremony, including ABMC commissioners, U.S. senators, U.S.

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.