Memorials overlooking the water in both New York City and San Francisco honor World War II service members who lost their lives at sea.
The Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery commemorates the birthplace of American combat aviation, and serves as a symbol of the Franco-American comradeship during World War I.
Clark Veterans Cemetery is located about 50 miles north of Manila, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. It is one of only two American Battle Monuments Commission cemeteries open to new burials.
The Honolulu Memorial is located within the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, also known by many as the Punchbowl, in Hawaii. The names of nearly 29,000 service members are recorded on a total of eight panels within the Courts of the Missing a that sits atop the cemetery.
In keeping with our promise that time shall not dim the glory of their deeds, ABMC is committed to continue our traditions in whatever form they must take.
This year, on Memorial Day, we gather virtually to remember our nation’s fallen service members and honor their selfless service, courage, and sacrifice.
We honor more than 200,000 service members every day of every year
Since its creation in 1923, #MemorialDay has been commemorated at ABMC around the world.
Every year on the last Monday of May, we commemorate Memorial Day.
Superintendent Bert Caloud and he and his staff continue to honor our fallen during covid-19.
Throughout the world, the ABMC team’s dete
Our commemoration duties are of the utmost importance. Despite the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, this Memorial Day, we will uphold our commitment.
Every headstone is a reminder of the price at which our freedoms and our way of life are won.
On June 6, 2019, we remember the stories and sacrifices of those who were a part of the Allied landings in Normandy.
Superintendent Foued Bouaziz has worked at North Africa American Cemetery for than 30 years. He's served as a superintendent, a foreman and a guide during his career at the cemetery.
More than a half million Americans gave their life during World War I and World War II. They died fighting to protect freedom and democracy around the world. Hear family members remember those they lost, who are buried overseas in North Africa American Cemetery.