Pass the Torch

pass the torch
Freedom is a value. Help us reach out to future generations.

AOMDA Belgium works hard to actively engage future generations in remembering the price of our freedom.  In Belgium, school children participate in Memorial Day ceremonies, and we visit schools with active duty members of the American armed forces to provide an opportunity for young people to learn about safeguarding liberty.  Wherever you are in the world, the resources below can help you pass the torch of remembrance to the next generation.

Classroom Connections

Teachers and pupils across the world can work together to study and honor servicemen buried in Belgium. Get involved!

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Engage with History

There are dozens of museums and monuments in Belgium dedicated to WWI and WWII. Plan a trip full of things to see and do.

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Research Resources

Discover recommended ways to learn more about the life of an American serviceman buried in Belgium.

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Interactive Learning

Help youth learn about WWI and WWII and the servicemen whose lives were lost in the liberation of Europe.

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Art and Remembrance

The children of the city of Waregem give form to a colorful template for using art to help young citizens understand their past, present and future.

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Price of Freedom Award

For ages 11 and up, this popular patch can be earned by youth through an interactive journey of remembrance. Work with friends or on your own!

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