News & Events

A woman kneels next to a headstone at Suresnes American Cemetery.
March 23, 2015 In the aftermath of World War I, wives became widows, and mothers outlived their sons. More than 100,000 Americans died during the Great War, creating suffering and pain for those family members they left behind.

Latest News

Rows of headstones fill plot areas at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery. The plot areas are lined by trees.
March 20, 2015 Never Forgotten, an ABMC World War I documentary, will premier at the 2015 GI Film Festival in May. Never Forgotten follows the story of Sergeant Paul Maynard, a doughboy from Connecticut.
Homescreen of the Cambridge American Cemetery App
March 12, 2015 During World War II the British not only served as one of our closest Allies, England became the base for American forces in northern Europe specifically before the invasion of the mainland in June 1944.
March 9, 2015 On June 6, 1944 the history of the world changed when the Allies landed along the Normandy coast, beginning the D-Day invasion of World War II. Tens of thousands of Americans lost their lives in the invasion and during the ensuing campaign. 

Upcoming Events

The exterior of the chapel at Ardennes American Cemetery.
September 17, 2015 Ardennes American Cemetery will host its annual grave adoption ceremony on September 17, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Headstones aligned in front of the chapel at Cambridge American Cemetery.
July 4, 2015 Cambridge American Cemetery will host participants in the Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride (AMRR) on July 4, 2015.
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.

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.