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Secretary Matz and Commissioner Ord raise hands during the swearing in.
October 18, 2018 Retired Lt. Gen. Robert L. Ord, III, who served 34 years in the Army, was sworn in as a commissioner for the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) on October 16, 2018.
The entrance gate at Flanders Field American Cemetery.
October 17, 2018 Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium will host a ceremony on October 27, 2018 at 3 p.m. to mark the 100th anniversary of American operations in Belgium during World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Cannons and trench remnants sit amongst the trees at Belleau Wood.
October 12, 2018 To ensure the safety of visitors, Belleau Wood will be closed on the following dates and times due to scheduled hunts in the area.
Rows of headstones located at Lorraine American Cemetery.
September 10, 2018 Due to maintenance work, the overlook at Lorraine American Cemetery's east end is not accessible. Work is expected to last into January 2019.
Headstones, the American flag and the memorial building at North Africa American Cemetery.
August 20, 2018 Due to severe weather conditions and storms, North Africa American Cemetery is closed until further notice.
A fountain fills the foreground and rows of headstones are seen in the background.
August 20, 2018 Following a severe storm, North Africa American Cemetery is open to the public. Please check the cemetery's webpage for standard operating hours.
United States flag with American Battle Monuments Commission logo
August 10, 2018 Both Rhone and Lorraine American Cemeteries are reopened following Thursday's closures due to severe weather.  Please check each cemetery's respective webpage for standard operating hours.
A battle map at Lorraine American Cemetery, shows troop movement through western Europe.
August 9, 2018 Due to severe weather conditions, Lorraine American Cemetery is closed until further notice.  Once the storm passes and it is determined to be safe to reopen the cemetery, a notice will be posted.  Please monitor this website for further updates.
A wreath is presented during the 20912 Memorial Day ceremony at Rhone American Cemetery.
August 9, 2018 Due to severe weather conditions, Rhone American Cemetery is closed until further notice.  Once the storm passes and it is determined to be safe to reopen the cemetery, a notice will be posted.  Please monitor this website for further updates.

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