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Since 1923, Americans and Belgians have gathered on Memorial Day to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for liberty in World Wars I and II.  COVID-19 did not stop us in 2021.  Instead of gathering at...

2021 Memorial Day Online Detail Page

Since 1923, Americans and Belgians have gathered on Memorial Day to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for liberty in World Wars I and II.  COVID-19 is not going to stop us this year.  Instead of gath...

Situation Report photograph

During the week surrounding Memorial Day in 2019, Jeff Smith and a crew from UNC TV's Situation Report visited Belgium to learn about how Belgians remember America's war dead.  Watch the video ...

Mardasson Works Photo 1

October 23, 2019 (Bastogne, Belgium).  Last Spring, the American Overseas Memorial Day Association Foundation created the Bastogne Memorial Fund to restore the Mardasson Memorial to the Battle of the Bulge.  T...

Mardasson Memorial Fund Banner

April 6, 2019 (Bastogne, Belgium).  Inspired by the leadership of United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium Ronald Gidwitz, the American Overseas Memorial Day Association Foundation has created the...

FFAC 100th anniversary ceremony

April 6, 2017 (Waregem, Belgium). To mark the Centenary of the United States’ entry into the First World War, a moving sunset ceremony was held at the Flanders Field American Cemetery in Waregem. Organized by...

Flanders Field Visitors Center opening

April 6, 2017 (Waregem, Belgium). After years of planning and construction, a brand new Visitors Center at the Flanders Field American Cemetery has officially opened its doors to the public. On a sunny April a...

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