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Secretary Matz and Commissioner Ord raise hands during the swearing in.
October 18, 2018
Retired Lt. Gen. Robert L. Ord, III, who served 34 years in the Army, was sworn in as a commissioner for the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) on October 16, 2018. Appointed by President Donald Trump in August 2018, Ord, in his role as ABMC...

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The D-Day landing on June 6, 1944.
October 18, 2018 June 6, 2019 will mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings along the Normandy coast during World War II.
Cannons and trench remnants sit amongst the trees at Belleau Wood.
October 12, 2018 To ensure the safety of visitors, Belleau Wood will be closed on the following dates and times due to scheduled hunts in the area.
A fountain fills the foreground and rows of headstones are seen in the background.
August 20, 2018 Following a severe storm, North Africa American Cemetery is open to the public. Please check the cemetery's webpage for standard operating hours.

Upcoming Events

A pathway leads through the entrance to Flanders Field American Cemetery.
October 27, 2018 Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium will host a ceremony on October 27, 2018 at 3 p.m. to mark the 100th anniversary of American operations in Belgium during World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Engraved columns at the entrance of Suresnes American Cemetery.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Suresnes American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of Worl
Stone columns encircle the memorial area at St. Mihiel American Cemetery.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, St. Mihiel American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I.

Past Events

The entrance at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.
September 23, 2018 Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on September 23, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Candles on top of headstones burn bright int he darkness.
September 23, 2018 Come to Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery on September 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. to participate in a luminary event that will help mark the 100th anniversary of the World War I Meuse-Argonne Offensive.
A large, carved stone eagle statue at St. Mihiel American Cemetery.
September 22, 2018 St. Mihiel American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on September 22, 2018 at 12:45 p.m. that marks the 100th anniversary of the St.