Past Events

E.g., December 13, 2018
E.g., December 13, 2018
Rows of marble headstones dot the landscape with the English Channel in the background.
December 1, 2018 to December 4, 2018 On December 1, 2018 Normandy American Cemetery will welcome volunteers from Wreaths Across America to lay more than 9,000 wreaths in the cemetery. These balsam wreaths, shipped to France from Maine, serve as a visual tribute to the fallen in the...
Alexandra Bonnyman places a bronze rosette next to her father's name.
November 19, 2018 ABMC hosted a ceremony at ABMC’s Honolulu Memorial to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Tarawa and to rededicate the memorial, which recently underwent a significant restoration project.  Participants in the event included...
Men and women in motorcycle gear stand behind large floral wreaths after the ceremony.
November 12, 2018 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Italy will host a small Veterans Day Ceremony on November 12, 2018 at noon. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Men and women in uniform carry floral wreaths.
November 12, 2018 Cambridge American Cemetery will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 12, 2018 at 11 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.  
Marines serve as the Color Guard during the ceremony.
November 12, 2018 Americans and Tunisians, as well as diplomats from other nations, gathered at North Africa American Cemetery in Tunisia for the 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony. Highlights from the ceremony included Mohamed Mouhli, recently retired senior gardener,...
Participants stand on the steps of Chateau-Thierry Monument.
November 11, 2018 Chateau-Thierry American Monument hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. The ceremony was organized by the town of Chateau-Thierry. Attendance was free and open to the public.
Ceremony participants and attendees stand during the ceremony.
November 11, 2018 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...
Marble headstones in rows are seen in front of the chapel.
November 11, 2018 To coincide with Veterans Day, Brookwood American Cemetery in England will host a ceremony on November 11, 2018 at 2 p.m. to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Floral wreaths sit on stands in front of the podium area.
November 11, 2018 Americans and Panamanians, as well as members of the diplomatic community from other countries, attended the 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony at Corozal American Cemetery in Panama.

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