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American Flag at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, France

While ABMC sites are closed to the public, ABMC cemetery superintendents keep making sure that the resting places of our fallen service members are well taken care of. The have taken over the mowers, and keep raising and lowering our colors every single day.

Carol LaBounty at her father's grave at Normandy American Cemetery

The Month of the Military Child, observed in April, celebrates the past and present bravery and sacrifice of U.S. service members’ children on the home front.

Florence American Cemetery is illuminated with Italian colors

There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of many individuals around the world.

American Battle Monuments Commission's seal

To support the health and well-being of our staff and visitors, all non-Memorial Day events at ABMC sites will be canceled until further notice. This decision is based on official guidance from health and government authorities in the countries where we operate.

Luxembourg Entrance

Effective immediately and in keeping with U.S. and local authority guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Luxembourg American Cemetery is closed until further notice.

Please monitor www.abmc.gov and our social media channels for further updates.

American Battle Monuments Commission's seal

In keeping with current precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) cemeteries are closed until further notice.

Flanders Field Entrance

Effective immediately and in keeping with U.S. & local authority guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all American Battle Monuments Commission sites in Belgium are completely closed until further notice. 

A tall brick building houses the chapel at Netherlands American Cemetery

Effective immediately and in keeping with U.S. and local authority guidance to support the prevention and spread of COVID-19, Netherlands American Cemetery is completely closed until further notice.