News & Events

Historic image of African-American officers in uniform.
February 25, 2015 The 99th Fighter Squadron first saw combat in World War II in June 1943 over the Italian island of Pantelleria. While the mission was standard in terms of aerial support, it was a historic milestone for the squadron, and for the American military.

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The exterior of the Normandy Visitor Center.
February 10, 2015 Facilities, including the visitor center and restrooms at Normandy American Cemetery will be closed on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. due to utility work in the area.
Men of the 369th return to New York on a ship.
February 10, 2015 On the Western Front of World War I, death did not discriminate. Artillery screaming towards the trenches treated men of all color the same. But the soldiers of the 92nd and 93rd divisions lived segregated lives both in and out of war.
February 2, 2015 During the Sicilian Campaign of World War II, Allied forces conquered the island, which dominates the Mediterranean Sea, in a matter of weeks.

Upcoming Events

The official party arrives.
May 31, 2015 Aisne-Marne American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Staff place American and Belgian flags in front of every headstone.
May 31, 2015 Oise-Aisne American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Attendance is free and open to the public. The ceremony time will be confirmed closer to the date of the event.  
Superintendent speaks from podium.
May 30, 2015 Clark Veterans Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

Past Events

Walls of the Missing at the East Coast Memorial in New York City.
January 25, 2015 A wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of the Bulge was  held at the East Coast Memorial on Sunday, January 25, 2014 at noon.
A U.S. Air Force Honor Guard marches during the ceremony.
December 16, 2014 Luxembourg American Cemetery hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
A woman salutes a headstone with a wreath.
December 13, 2014 Cambridge American Cemetery in conjunction with RAF Lakenheath hosted a wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. to coincide with Wreaths Across America.