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A map shows forests, rivers, farms, battle lines, and photo references.
September 26, 2016 To help teachers and students gain a deeper understanding of the fighting that occurred on the hills, fields, roads, towns and farms of the Western Front, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) is releasing Teaching and Mapping the Geography...
Merritt kneels next to the gravesite of Cpl. Brassie S. Cascio.
September 21, 2016 93-year-old Kenneth “Rock” Merritt, a veteran of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, returned to Europe last month to visit his fallen comrades at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium.
Senator Ron Johnson, Sally Berkholder, and Congressman Sean Duffy stand next to the plaque.
September 14, 2016 More than 70 years after the death of 2nd Lt. Ellen G. Ainsworth, she received a special honor in her home town of Glenwood City, Wisconsin—the local post office has been renamed after her.
Thomas, in a white coat and gloves, works to process the historic poster.
August 25, 2016 Understanding that pieces of our American heritage were being lost, nearly 50 years ago Congress passed the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, changing the way the U.S.
Using shades of black and gray, the face of a soldier is seen in the canvas.
August 18, 2016 After a school visit to Rhone American Cemetery, Matéo Cadiergues had been given homework—produce a poem, letter or piece of artwork that explains the price of freedom.
Three Marines and a sailor stand next to the granite memorial.
August 12, 2016 On August 7, 1942 members of the 1st Marine Division and 2nd Marine Regiment made an amphibious landing on the north coast of Guadalcanal, part of the Solomon Islands, in an effort to push-back the Japanese.
A picture frame,pipe, wallet, pens, a purple heart, a unit patch, and a dog tag are gathered on a countertop.
August 9, 2016 In late May, an Italian couple from Rome arrived at the Visitor Center at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery with a request. They had discovered a  World War II dog tag belonging to an American soldier by the name of Jerry J. Osterhouse.
Seal reads National Association for Interpretation NAI Media Awards 2016 Professional Awards.
August 5, 2016 The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) has received three media awards from the National Association for Interpretation for original works created in 2015 by the Office of External Affairs.
Temporary fences cordon off the construction area.
August 4, 2016 New ramps are being installed at Netherlands American Cemetery to better serve those visitors with mobility impairments.  The work, which began in July 2016, is expected to be complete in early  2017.