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JROTC students serve as color guard.
October 17, 2014 On Veterans Day ABMC sites will pay tribute to the men and women buried and memorialized overseas.

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SSgt. Salvador Lara in uniform.
October 14, 2014 As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ABMC honors the contributions made by Hispanic-Americans, such as SSgt. Salvador Lara, as members of the U.S. armed forces.
Historic image of USS St. Mary's
October 9, 2014 At just 14 years old, Michael Hanson served as a cabin boy aboard the USS St Mary’s, a small naval vessel that served as part of the “Pacific Squadron” in the Union navy.
Members of the 82nd Airborne Division.
September 30, 2014 In September 1944, three Allied airborne divisions landed in the Netherlands as part of Operation Market–Garden. With the goal of moving Allied forces across the Rhine River, troops would have to seize control of key bridges and roads to accomplish this task.

Upcoming Events

The entrance gate to Mexico City National Cemetery.
November 11, 2014 Mexico City National Cemetery will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Entrance is free and open to the public.
American and Panamanian flags are placed in front of every headstone at Corozal American Cemetery for Veterans Day.
November 11, 2014 Corozal American Cemetery in Panama will host a Veterans Day Ceremony.
A man delivers remarks from a podium in front of a line of men holding flags.
November 11, 2014 A small ceremony will be held at Chateau-Thierry American Monument on November 11, 2014 at noon. There will be a wreath laying ceremony, and weather-permitting, the reading of the President's Veterans Day Proclamation.

Past Events

Mayor Herzog affixes the rosette to the Wall of the Missing.
September 20, 2014 Pvt. Cecil E. Harris is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at Epinal American Cemetery in France. A bronze rosette was added next to his name on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in a small ceremony.
Attendees sit during the annual liberation concert.
September 14, 2014 The South Netherlands Philharmonic and the Brabant Choir performed at Netherlands American Cemetery on September 14, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. for their annual concert marking the liberation of the area during World War II.
Netherlands American Cemetery Superintendent Keith Stadler greets the audience prior to the film screening.
September 14, 2014 Intended for school age audiences, this film is set in 1943 and tells the story of two boys living in German-occupied South Limburg that are friends despite coming from two very different families--one a member of the Dutch resistance and the other supporters of the Netherlands fascist movement.