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Ambassador Rubinstein shakes hands with staff.
January 18, 2019
U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Daniel Rubinstein departed his post this week in preparation for retirement. But before leaving the country, he insisted that his final stop be North Africa American Cemetery. As a strong supporter of the cemetery and the...

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Men and women in the official party stand during the ceremony.
January 17, 2019 During Memorial Day weekend 2019, ABMC sites throughout the world will pay tribute to the men and women honored overseas.
Cover of WWI Battlefield Companion
January 16, 2019 The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) has released its World War I Battlefield Companion in digital format.
From left, Robert J. Dalessandro, Stephen Watson, and Evans Spiceland.
January 15, 2019 The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) and the National WWII Museum in New Orleans are partnering together to help tell the story of the cost of war. On January 11, 2019 ABMC Commissioner Evans C.

Upcoming Events

Bronze statue of two brothers in arms is located at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
January 22, 2019 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will host a series of commemorative events on January 22, 2019, beginning with a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. to mark the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings at Anzio and Nettuno.
Attendees sit in chairs during the ceremony.
May 25, 2019 Luxembourg American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
A large crowd sits during the ceremony as they listen to remarks.
May 25, 2019 Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Attendance is free an open to the public.

Past Events

Rows of marble headstones dot the landscape with the English Channel in the background.
December 1, 2018 to December 4, 2018 On December 1, 2018 Normandy American Cemetery will welcome volunteers from Wreaths Across America to lay more than 9,000 wreaths in the cemetery.
Alexandra Bonnyman places a bronze rosette next to her father's name.
November 19, 2018 ABMC hosted a ceremony at ABMC’s Honolulu Memorial to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Tarawa and to rededicate the memorial, which recently underwent a significant restoration project. 
Men and women in motorcycle gear stand behind large floral wreaths after the ceremony.
November 12, 2018 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Italy will host a small Veterans Day Ceremony on November 12, 2018 at noon. Attendance is free and open to the public.