ABMC (American Battle Monuments Commission) May 2018 Events

ABMC (American Battle Monuments Commission May 2018 events https://abmc.gov/news-events/events (for some reason, it won’t show dates if I restrict the date to May 2018 so the link includes dates through the rest of the year, but I copy/pasted the May 2018 events below – if I missed any, please let me know).

Click on any of the links below for more information about an event in a cemetery.

ABMC Events during May 2018

During the month of May, ABMC sites around the globe will host ceremonies to honor our fallen. All ceremonies are free to attend, and nearly all are open to the public. If you’re located in or near Belgium, England, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, the Philippines, or Tunisia, consider attending one of these events.

Netherlands American Cemetery
Faces of Margraten
May 2 through May 6, 2018

During the Faces of Margraten, visitors can walk through the cemetery and see the faces of the men and women who gave their lives in the fight to liberate the Netherlands.

Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Italy
Remembrance Concert
May 10, 2018 at 1 p.m.

The cemetery will host the University of Michigan Women’s Glee Club for a a wreath-laying ceremony and remembrance concert near the Brothers in Arms statue.

Doolittle Raider MSGT Edwin Vance Bain on the cemetery’s Tablets of the Missing: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56305660/edwin-vance-bain

Cantigny American Monument in France
WWI Centennial Ceremony
May 26, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.

To coincide with Memorial Day weekend, a ceremony at the monument will mark the role of the 1st Division in World War I.

Ardennes American Cemetery in Belgium
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 26, 2018 at 10 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Luxembourg American Cemetery
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 26, 2018 at 2 p.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Somme American Cemetery in France
WWI Centennial Ceremony
May 26, 2018 at 3 p.m.

The cemetery will host a ceremony that honors both Memorial Day and the 100th anniversary of the first U.S. Offensive of World War I.

Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 26, 2018 at 4 p.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

On a side note, one of the burials in this cemetery, Michael N. Shay, Jr. https://www.abmc.gov/node/377972 (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/97791616/michael-n-shay),  has a cenotaph (memorial headstone) in Wichita, Kansas – https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18231185/michael-n-shay

Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Italy
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 26, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

The cemetery host will its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Manila American Cemetery in the Philippines
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 8 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Doolittle Raiders on the Tablets of the Missing: SSGT Omer Adelard Duquette https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56782140/omer-adelard-duquette

Melvin J. Gardner: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/55904194/melvin-j-gardner

1LT Eugene Francis McGurl: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56792095/eugene-francis-mcgurl

Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France
WWI Centennial Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 9:45 a.m.

The cemetery will host a ceremony that marks Memorial Day, and the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Belleau Wood and Operations in the Aisne-Marne region during World War I.

Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery in France
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 10 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Rhone American Cemetery in France
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 10 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Epinal American Cemetery in France
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Normandy American Cemetery in France
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Lorraine American Cemetery in France
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery in France
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Suresnes American Cemetery in France
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 2:30 p.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Brookwood American Cemetery in England
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 3 p.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 3 p.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Netherlands American Cemetery
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 3 p.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery in France
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 3 p.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Brittany American Cemetery in France
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 4 p.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

St. Mihiel American Cemetery in France
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 4 p.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Chateau-Thierry American Monument in France
WWI Centennial Ceremony
May 27, 2018 at 7 p.m.

To coincide with Memorial Day weekend, the new visitor center at Chateau-Thierry American Monument will be dedicated.

Corozal American Cemetery in Panama
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 28, 2018 at 9 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

North Africa American Cemetery in Tunisia
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 28, 2018 at 9 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Due to security requirements, ceremony attendees must have a U.S. passport or have an invitation from the cemetery. If you would like to attend, please contact the cemetery directly.

Doolittle Raiders on the Tablets of the Missing:

CPT Denver Vernon Truelove: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56250892/denver-vernon-truelove

Mexico City National Cemetery
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 28, 2018 at 10 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Cambridge American Cemetery in England
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 28, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Florence American Cemetery in Italy
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 28, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

Clark Veterans Cemetery in the Philippines
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 30, 2018 at 11 a.m.

The cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

 

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