They died for Freedom
Over one-half million members of the United States Armed Forces lost their lives during World Wars I and II. Over 200,000 are buried or memorialized overseas. Help us to honor their memory and to pass the value of freedom to each new generation
Every service member has a story. While visiting a cemetery, or online wherever you are, use these search fields to learn the story of an individual life lost in the pursuit of freedom. Read personal tributes, become a Sentinel of Memory, discover museums, monuments and more.
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06 Apr 2019
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...