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Americans and French gathered at Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery.

The Visitor Center at Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery is temporarily closed to the public until further notice.

The Meuse-Argonne Offensive Begins

Today, #WeRemember the the heroes of the Meuse-Argonne offensive.

At 5:30 on the morning of September 26, 1918, the largest offensive of WWI would begin. Please join us as we honor the more than 1.2-million Americans who fought during this campaign, including the 26,000 lost.

Today, several U.S. Ambassadors from across Europe visited Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial as part of the a Chiefs of Mission September Summit, held Sept. 22-24. This gathering is slated to be the largest gathering of U.S. Ambassadors for this purpose in history.

Today, several U.S. Ambassadors from across Europe visited Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial as part of the a Chiefs of Mission September Summit, held Sept. 22-24. This gathering is slated to be the largest gathering of U.S. Ambassadors for this purpose in history.

Netherlands Liberation Concert 2020

Today, the American Battle Monuments Commission commemorated the liberation of the Netherlands in 1944, during the 15th iteration of the Netherlands Liberation Concert. This event was hosted in friendship at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial in Margraten.

 

Brookwood American Cemetery ©ABMC-WarrickPage

Due to new regulations meant to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom, Brookwood and Cambridge American Cemeteries will be applying new restrictions for visitors as of Monday, 14 September 202

Angel Matos side_by_side demo of his ABMC-branded mask

Though precautionary measures surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in some challenges for AB

American Battle Monuments Commission's seal

In order to fulfill our commemorative mission, and in keeping with current precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Memorial Day ceremonies will be closed to the public.

American Battle Monuments Commission's seal

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the health and safety of our staff and visitors per U.S. and host-nation guidelines, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) has cancelled all public Memorial Day ceremonies at our 26 cemeteries around the world.