In World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, millions of Americans served far from home. In the various conflicts, service members fought in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific. They traversed mountains in Italy, France, Korea and Vietnam.
The NAI announced that ABMC’s Chateau-Thierry American Monument Visitor Center received second place in the interior exhibit category as part of NAI’s annual professional awards.
The Pointe du Hoc Visitor Center will close early on Saturday, December 1, 2018 due to Wreaths Across America being held at Normandy American Cemetery. The operating hours for the outside portion of Pointe du Hoc will remain the same.
The Pointe du Hoc Visitor Center will be closed on December 5, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The visitor center will open to the public at 1:30 p.m. that day. The outside portion of Pointe du Hoc will not be affected.
The Normandy Visitor Center will close early on Friday, November 30, 2018 and Saturday, December 1, 2018 due to Wreaths Across America being held at the cemetery. However, the operating hours for the cemetery grounds will not be affected.
Portions of the A14 will be closed beginning on November 17, 2018 at 2 a.m. through November 19, 2018 at 5 a.m. This will affect driving access to Cambridge American Cemetery.
June 6, 2019 will mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings along the Normandy coast during World War II.
Sunday, November 11, 2018, marked the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. To commemorate this occasion, President Donald J. Trump, as well as ABMC Secretary William M. Matz, participated in a ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery in France.
November 20, 2018 marks the 75th anniversary of the American assault on Tarawa Atoll during World War II. Over several days of intense fighting, approximately 1,000 Marines were killed and more than 2,000 were wounded. One of these Marines was 1st Lt.