Community Engagement at ABMC Sites

Citizens of allied countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Northern Africa, as well as visiting and ex-pat Americans regularly commemorate important events that occurred at or near American military cemeteries and memorials overseas.

You are most welcome to visit ABMC’s 26 cemeteries or 32 memorials.

For information about arranging a visit, please contact us.

[email protected]

Citizens of allied countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Northern Africa, as well as visiting and ex-pat Americans regularly commemorate important events that occurred at or near American military cemeteries and memorials overseas.

You are most welcome to visit ABMC’s 26 cemeteries or 32 memorials.

For information about arranging a visit, please contact us.

[email protected]

Citizens of allied countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Northern Africa, as well as visiting and ex-pat Americans regularly commemorate important events that occurred at or near American military cemeteries and memorials overseas.

You are most welcome to visit ABMC’s 26 cemeteries or 32 memorials.

For information about arranging a visit, please contact us.

[email protected]

2022 EVENTS

JUNE 4th

Eyes of the World – from D-Day to V-E Day

Kennedy Center, Washington DC
MAY 8th

VE- DAY

Small events at all European WWII ABMC cemeteries in France, England, Belgium and Italy
MAY 28th – 30th

Memorial Day

Small local events held at each ABMC cemetery, except at Mexico City National Cemetery and Corozal American Cemetery, Panama City, due to Covid-19 restrictions
APRIL 26th

Operation Benjamin headstone replacement ceremony for PVT

Marvin Ashkenas, Epinal, France

APRIL 26th

Operation Benjamin headstone replacements ceremony for MJR Maxwell Papurt, 2LT Howard Feldman, and PVT Albert Belmont

Lorraine, France

APRIL 27th

Operation Benjamin headstone replacement ceremony for 2LT Kenneth Robinson, 2LT Joseph Sugarman

Ardennes, Belgium

May 28th

ABMC Memorial Day events:

Luxembourg; Sicily-Rome; Belgium: Ardennes; Henri-Chapelle

May 29th

ABMC Memorial Day events:

France: Aisne-Marne, Brittany, Lafayette Escadrille; Normandy, Oise-Aisne, Rhone, Suresnes; Netherlands: Margraten; England: Brookwood; Belgium: Flanders Field; Philippines: Manilla

May 30th

ABMC Memorial Day events:

Tunisia, N. Africa; Cambridge, England; Florence, Italy; Clark, Philippines

JUNE 6th

78th Anniversary of the Landings

Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
AUGUST

78th Commemoration Operation Dragoon

Rhone American Cemetery, Draguignan, France
AUGUST

80th Commemoration of the Battle of Guadalcanal

Midway Island
SEPTEMBER

Liberation Concert

Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands
NOVEMBER 11th

Veterans Day / Armistice Day

Local ceremonies vary across ABMC
DECEMBER

78th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge

PAST EVENTS

JANUARY

78th Commemoration Sicily-Rome landings

Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy

2022 EVENTS

JUNE 4th

Eyes of the World – from D-Day to V-E Day

Kennedy Center, Washington DC
MAY 8th

VE- DAY

Small events at all European WWII ABMC cemeteries in France, England, Belgium and Italy
MAY 28th – 30th

Memorial Day

Small local events held at each ABMC cemetery, except at Mexico City National Cemetery and Corozal American Cemetery, Panama City, due to Covid-19 restrictions
APRIL 26th

Operation Benjamin headstone replacement ceremony for PVT

Marvin Ashkenas, Epinal, France

APRIL 26th

Operation Benjamin headstone replacements ceremony for MJR Maxwell Papurt, 2LT Howard Feldman, and PVT Albert Belmont

Lorraine, France

APRIL 27th

Operation Benjamin headstone replacement ceremony for 2LT Kenneth Robinson, 2LT Joseph Sugarman

Ardennes, Belgium

May 28th

ABMC Memorial Day events:

Luxembourg; Sicily-Rome; Belgium: Ardennes; Henri-Chapelle

May 29th

ABMC Memorial Day events:

France: Aisne-Marne, Brittany, Lafayette Escadrille; Normandy, Oise-Aisne, Rhone, Suresnes; Netherlands: Margraten; England: Brookwood; Belgium: Flanders Field; Philippines: Manilla

May 30th

ABMC Memorial Day events:

Tunisia, N. Africa; Cambridge, England; Florence, Italy; Clark, Philippines

JUNE 6th

78th Anniversary of the Landings

Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
AUGUST

78th Commemoration Operation Dragoon

Rhone American Cemetery, Draguignan, France
AUGUST

80th Commemoration of the Battle of Guadalcanal

Midway Island
SEPTEMBER

Liberation Concert

Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands
NOVEMBER 11th

Veterans Day / Armistice Day

Local ceremonies vary across ABMC
DECEMBER

78th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge

PAST EVENTS

JANUARY

78th Commemoration Sicily-Rome landings

Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy

2022 EVENTS

JUNE 4th

Eyes of the World – from D-Day to V-E Day

Kennedy Center, Washington DC
MAY 8th

VE- DAY

Small events at all European WWII ABMC cemeteries in France, England, Belgium and Italy
MAY 28th – 30th

Memorial Day

Small local events held at each ABMC cemetery, except at Mexico City National Cemetery and Corozal American Cemetery, Panama City, due to Covid-19 restrictions
APRIL 26th

Operation Benjamin headstone replacement ceremony for PVT

Marvin Ashkenas, Epinal, France

APRIL 26th

Operation Benjamin headstone replacements ceremony for MJR Maxwell Papurt, 2LT Howard Feldman, and PVT Albert Belmont

Lorraine, France

APRIL 27th

Operation Benjamin headstone replacement ceremony for 2LT Kenneth Robinson, 2LT Joseph Sugarman

Ardennes, Belgium

May 28th

ABMC Memorial Day events:

Luxembourg; Sicily-Rome; Belgium: Ardennes; Henri-Chapelle

May 29th

ABMC Memorial Day events:

France: Aisne-Marne, Brittany, Lafayette Escadrille; Normandy, Oise-Aisne, Rhone, Suresnes; Netherlands: Margraten; England: Brookwood; Belgium: Flanders Field; Philippines: Manilla

May 30th

ABMC Memorial Day events:

Tunisia, N. Africa; Cambridge, England; Florence, Italy; Clark, Philippines

JUNE 6th

78th Anniversary of the Landings

Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
AUGUST

78th Commemoration Operation Dragoon

Rhone American Cemetery, Draguignan, France
AUGUST

80th Commemoration of the Battle of Guadalcanal

Midway Island
SEPTEMBER

Liberation Concert

Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands
NOVEMBER 11th

Veterans Day / Armistice Day

Local ceremonies vary across ABMC
DECEMBER

78th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge

PAST EVENTS

JANUARY

78th Commemoration Sicily-Rome landings

Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy