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Four large floral wreaths rest on stands after the ceremony.
November 11, 2017 Corozal American Cemetery in Panama hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.
Candles on top of headstones burn bright int he darkness.
November 11, 2017 On Saturday, November 11, 2017 Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery hosted a luminary event to mark the 99th anniversary of the end of World War I.  As dusk fell at the cemetery, thousands of headstones were lit with candles, creating a powerful image of...
Two men carry a large floral wreath towards the wreath stand.
November 11, 2017 Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.
Engraved columns at the entrance of Suresnes American Cemetery.
November 11, 2017 Suresnes American Cemetery hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. Organized by the city of Suresnes, the ceremony included reading the presidential proclamation and a wreath laying. Attendance was free and open to the...
Boy Scouts stand in front of the chapel and behind the floral wreaths.
November 11, 2017 Flanders Field American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
Two men stand and salute after laying floral wreaths.
November 11, 2017 Lorraine American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
Men in uniforms or suits carry floral wreaths for placement.
November 11, 2017 Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. A special luminary event was held later that day, beginning at 3:00 p.m.  
Rupp reads the proclamation from a podium.
November 11, 2017 Florence American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.
Men with flags march down a path in the middle of the cemetery.
November 11, 2017 St. Mihiel American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a ceremony in the town of Thiaucourt. Attendance was free and open to the public.
Honor Guard participants stand with firearms or flags in the plot area.
November 11, 2017 Luxembourg American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.  
Attendees gathered around the flag pole during the ceremony.
November 11, 2017 Oise-Aisne American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.
Men with flags flank the floral wreath that was laid on a stand.
November 11, 2017 Brittany American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.
A large fountain is in front of the memorial cemetery building.
November 11, 2017 Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. Organized by the town of Marnes-la-Coquette, the ceremony marked the 99th anniversary of the Armistice. It also included speeches and a wreath...
Attendees stand around the podium, listening as remarks are delivered.
November 11, 2017 Epinal American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. Entrance was free and open to the public
A man and woman prepare to lay flowers in the chapel.
November 11, 2017 Aisne-Marne American Cemetery hosted a small Veterans Day Ceremony on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the chapel. Attendance was free and open to the public.
Local firefighters participated in the ceremony.
November 11, 2017 Rhone American Cemetery hosted a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.
A man delivers remarks from a podium.
November 11, 2017 Clark Veterans Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.
A man in uniform plays the bugle amidst the Walls of the Missing.
November 11, 2017 Manila American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on November 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.
Three large floral wreaths on stands in front of the crypt.
November 10, 2017 Mexico City National Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  
Men and women in uniform carry floral wreaths.
November 10, 2017 Service members from the 501st Combat Support Wing at RAF Alconbury supported the 2017 Veterans Day Ceremony at Cambridge American Cemetery. The theme of “youth” pervaded the ceremony to include remarks from Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire...
JROTC participants stand in uniform with flags
November 10, 2017 Netherlands American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Students and ROTC from AFNorth High School organized the ceremony.
Men and women in motorcycle gear stand behind large floral wreaths after the ceremony.
November 10, 2017 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery hosted a small Veterans Day Ceremony on November 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Organized by the Naples Military Harley Owners Group (HOG) Chapter, they rode up to the cemetery and laid a wreath during the visit.
A Marine Color Guard marches out at the end of the ceremony.
November 10, 2017 North Africa American Cemetery hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. This ceremony also served as a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Operation Torch. A photo exposition was on display along the terrace,...
Historic photo shows soldier preparing wooden crosses.
October 17, 2017 After World War II, nations built cemeteries to bury their war dead. Every country approached this differently. With millions of people killed during the conflict, nations had to bury massive numbers of war dead while also building new cemeteries in...
Attendees sit in chairs during the performance.
September 17, 2017 Netherlands American Cemetery hosted the South Netherlands Philharmonic on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 3 p.m. for the annual liberation concert. The theme for this year's concert was "The Beginning." This theme allowed the Philharmonic to express...
Historic photo shows man with rifle in hand.
August 17, 2017 Join us on Thursday, August 17 at 1 p.m. eastern for a Facebook Live event where our historians will discuss two iconic weapons used during the war—the Springfield and the Chauchat, pronounced as "Show Show."
This map of France is from American Armies and Battlefields in Europe.
August 10, 2017 Are you a teacher? Are you looking for free resources to help you teach World War I? Join us on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. for a Facebook Live chat with a teacher who developed GIS resources and lesson plans for teaching the...
Men in construction gear stand next to the new memorial.
June 6, 2017 Attendees gathered at the Royal Avenue Gardens Park in Dartmouth, Devon, England on June 6, 2017 for the dedication of the new Dartmouth Memorial. This dedication followed the annual D-Day commemorative event in Dartmouth, which began at 11:00 a.m....
Men stand next to the stands holding the floral wreaths.
May 30, 2017 Clark Veterans Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.
Attendees, mostly members of the American military, stand for a group photo.
May 29, 2017 Mexico City National Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Speakers included Commander of the American Legion Eric Rojas, Defense Attaché Col. Edward Bonfoey, and Charge d ’Affairs William Duncan.
Villalobos pauses to reflect after laying the wreath.
May 29, 2017 Corozal American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Men and women in uniform stand with weapons in front of them.
May 29, 2017 Cambridge American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 11 a.m. The theme for the ceremony focused on the "Friendly Invasion" of the United Kingdom that began 75 years ago.  
Men in uniform salute after the wreath is laid.
May 29, 2017 Florence American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  
Marines stand with flags and weapons in front of the Wall of the Missing.
May 29, 2017 North Africa American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 9 a.m. U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia David Rubinstein delivered remarks during the ceremony.
Bareihs delivers remarks from the podium.
May 28, 2017 Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.    
Two men carry a large floral wreath and prepare to lay it during the ceremony.
May 28, 2017 Brittany American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Attendance was free and open to the public.
Men in uniform carry a flag or a rifle as part of the Honor Guard.
May 28, 2017 Brookwood American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.    
Marines salute after laying wreaths.
May 28, 2017 Oise-Aisne American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 3 p.m.
Men and women in uniform carry floral wreaths.
May 28, 2017 Netherlands American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.  
Members of the Honor Guard march through the cemetery.
May 28, 2017 Somme American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
Attendees stand and sit while a man speaks from the podium.
May 28, 2017 Flanders Field American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.  
A man and woman salute after laying a wreath.
May 28, 2017 Suresnes American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.
A large fountain is in front of the memorial cemetery building.
May 28, 2017 The Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery hosted its Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
Men in uniform carry floral wreaths.
May 28, 2017 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 11 am.  
Men, women and children all work to place flags.
May 28, 2017 Lorrraine American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.        
A man in a doughboy uniform plays the bugle amidst the headstones.
May 28, 2017 Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Immediately following the ceremony was the dedication of the renovated visitor center.  
Members of the crowd stand during the ceremony.
May 28, 2017 Members of the military, local citizens, and even family members of the fallen, gathered at Epinal American Cemetery for the 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony. Roberta (Roddy) Ryan, daughter of 1st Lt. Edward R. Ryan; Allie Laborde, daughter of Pfc. William...
Men and a woman in uniform march in during the ceremony.
May 28, 2017 Normandy American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 10.30 a.m.  
May 28, 2017 Rhone American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  
Throngs of people fill the main entrance area.
May 28, 2017 Aisne-Marne American Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday May 28, 2017 at 9:45am.  

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