News & Events

Headstones and two flag poles dot the landscape in front of the chapel.
May 27, 2016 The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), an agency of the U.S. federal government, manages America's overseas cemeteries from World War I and World War II.

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Historic image showing Victor and Johnny in uniform sitting on curb.
May 18, 2016 The newly released non-fiction book, “When the Akimotos Went to War: An Untold Story of Family, Patriotism and Sacrifice during World War II,” captures the story of three Japanese-American brothers—Victor, Johnny, and Ted Akimoto—who volunteered for military service while their family members were forced into an internment camp.
Attendees gather in the grave area for the adoption ceremony.
May 13, 2016 On September 12th, 1944, nine Americans were killed in Vesoul, France during the town’s liberation. The town adopted the graves of five of the men that are buried in Epinal American Cemetery.
May 4, 2016 During World War II more than 16 million Americans served our country. They came from the industrial cities of the Great Lakes to the farms of the Midwest.

Upcoming Events

Attendees sit during the annual liberation concert.
September 4, 2016 Netherlands American Cemetery will host the South Netherlands Philharmonic on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 3 p.m. for the annual liberation concert.

Past Events

A marine and a sailor salute next to a floral wreath.
May 30, 2016 Corozal American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
US and UK flags are placed in front of every headstones for Memorial Day.
May 30, 2016 Cambridge American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11 am. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Members of the military assist in the wreath laying.
May 30, 2016 Florence American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.