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May 4, 2018 Belleau, France – The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) announces commemorations of Memorial Day and the World War I Centennial of the Battle of Belleau Wood and Operations in the Aisne-Marne region.
May 4, 2018 Chateau-Thierry, France – The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) announces the official inauguration of its new Chateau-Thierry American Monument Visitor Center on Hill 204 on May 27, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Shane Williams sitting in front of a black backdrop.
May 3, 2018 From staff at ABMC headquarters to employees in the field at cemeteries, it’s a team effort to ensure the agency’s sacred mission is fulfilled. One key staff member who plays a critical role in the field is the cemetery superintendent.
Historic photos show men in trench preparing to go over the top.
May 2, 2018 Iowa provided almost 115,000 servicemen to the U.S. armed forces during World War I. Of these, 3,576 died. The 168th Infantry Regiment of the 42nd (“Rainbow”) Division was an Iowa unit.
The group stands in a line with a battle map in the background.
April 25, 2018 Secretary William M. Matz traveled to Italy last week, where he visited Florence American Cemetery and Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
Historic photos shows four men in uniform aboard a ship.
April 24, 2018 Indiana provided more than 130,000 servicemen to the U.S. armed forces during World War I. Of these, more than 3,000 died.
Historic photos shows American bomber attacking German transport planes.
April 22, 2018 Less than 150 miles separate Tunisia from the island of Sicily, two important geographic locations in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.
April 18, 2018 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.
Historic photos shows large, captured piece of German artillery.
April 16, 2018 According to records compiled by the Office of the Adjutant General, 351,153 men from Illinois served in the U.S. Army and Navy during World War I. Over 5,000 died in service.