World War I Centennial Ceremonies at ABMC Sites

To commemorate and remember America's role in World War I, ABMC sites will host a variety of centennial ceremonies in 2018. The commemorations will kick off Memorial Day weekend 2018 with special ceremonies at Somme American Cemetery, Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Cantigny Monument. The ceremonies will continue throughout the year, ending with the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. The ceremonies will mark the 100th anniverary of key events, such as the first World War I U.S. Offensive, the Battle of Belleau Wood, the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, and more. All the ceremonies are free to attend and open to the public. Ceremony times will be confirmed closer to date of the event. Be aware that ceremony details can change.

Ceremony

Location Date
World War I Centennial Ceremony to Mark First World War I U.S. Offensive Somme American Cemetery May 26, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony to Mark Battle of Belleau Wood and Operations in the Aisne-Marne Region Aisne-Marne American Cemetery May 27, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony to Mark Role of 1st Division in World War I Cantigny Monument May 28, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony to Mark Champagne-Marne Offensive Oise-Aisne American Cemetery
 
July 28, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony to Mark American Units Fighting with the British Armies in France during World War I Bellicourt Monument August 7, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony to Mark St. Mihiel Offensive St. Mihiel American Cemetery September 22, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony to Mark Meuse-Argonne Offensive Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery September 23, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony to Mark American Operations in Belgium Flanders Field American Cemetery October 27, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery to Mark Armistice Aisne-Marne American Cemetery November 11, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony at Brookwood American Cemetery to Mark Armistice Brookwood American Cemetery November 11, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony at Flanders Field American Cemetery to Mark Armistice Flanders Field American Cemetery November 11, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony at Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery to Armistice Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery November 11, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery to Mark Armistice Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery
 
November 11, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery to Mark Armistice Oise-Aisne American Cemetery November 11, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony Armistice at Somme American Cemetery to Mark Armistice Somme American Cemetery November 11, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony at St. Mihiel American Cemetery to Mark Armistice St. Mihiel American Cemetery November 11, 2018
World War I Centennial Ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery to Mark Armistice Suresnes American Cemetery November 11, 2018