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The entrance gate at Flanders Field American Cemetery.
October 12, 2017 Renovation work to the outside of the visitor center at Flanders Field American Cemetery will begin on October 16, 2017.
A Marine Color Guard marches out at the end of the ceremony.
October 5, 2017 On Veterans Day, November 11, 2017 ABMC sites throughout the world will host ceremonies. At all sites attendance is free and open to the public.
Three people sit at table with large firearms on table in front.
September 26, 2017 Watch “Firearms of the Great War (link is external),” a recent Facebook live chat with two ABMC historians. Watch as Mike Knapp and Alec Bennett talk with Sarah Herrmann  about two iconic weapons used during World War I by American forces—the Springfield and the Chauchat, often pronounced by Americans as "Show Show."
An angel statue looks over the rows of headstones at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery.
September 26, 2017 The visitor center at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery will be closed October 2 through October 14, 2017 due to renovation work. Access to the cemetery and to the restrooms will not be affected during this time.
Columns and inlaid stars outside the memorial building at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery.
September 19, 2017 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.
Gwaltney stands in front of Chateau-Thierry Monument during filming.
September 14, 2017 World War I ended nearly 100 years ago. To help tell this piece of American history, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) has been welcoming television and film production crews to its cemeteries and memorials overseas in recent months.
Preliminary work for Chateau Thierry visitor contact station
September 7, 2017 Renovations to the Chateau Thierry Monument began in January 2016. This construction impacts access to the terrace for visitors. The parking lot and site remain open to the public during this construction work.
Rows of headstones are seen with an American flag flying high in the background.
September 6, 2017 Cambridge American Cemetery will participate in Open Cambridge this weekend. As part of a national heritage day, Open Cambridge is designed to offer special access to places, and provide an annual opportunity for people to discover the local history and heritage of their community.
Which? Soldier or Mechanic. Enlist in the Engineers and Be Both.
September 5, 2017 By the end of summer 1917 American soldiers were in France as part of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF). While mobilization had been rapid, American military leaders were not ready to send American divisions to the front lines.

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