First-of-its-kind ceremony held with participation of US Ambassador to the Philippines Mr. Sung Kim, ABMC leadership and members of the families of the fallen soldiers.
Due to flooding, the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery Visitor Center is currently closed. It will reopen as soon as possible. The cemetery remains open.
On December 13, 2019, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) organized a luminary at the Luxembourg American Cemetery in Hamm.
On December 14, 2019, ABMC Secretary William M. Matz traveled to Bastogne, Belgium.
The Luxembourg American Cemetery will be closed on December 16, 2019, due to the commemorative ceremony organized on site to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. It will reopen on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 9.00 a.m.
Renovation work on the Kemmel American Monument near Ieper (Ypres), Belgium, has started and is anticipated to last until early January 2020.