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Abilene, Kan. - Register now for the June Evenings at Ease program scheduled for Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m. central time.

Guest speaker Michael Knapp currently serves as the Chief of Historical Services for the American Battle Monuments Commission. His presentation will briefly discuss the agency's history and mission. Additionally, Knapp will outline the intersecting paths of Pershing and Eisenhower with the American Battle Monuments Commission.

Knapp previously served as a historian with the Contemporary Studies Branch of the U.S. Army Center of Military History in Washington, DC, and was detailed as a museum liaison officer to the U.S. Department of Defense Vietnam War Commemoration Commission. He is the co-author of The Organization and Insignia of the American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1923, and has contributed to The United States in the First World War: An Encyclopedia, The Historical Dictionary of the U.S. Army, 100 Greatest Military Photographs and World War One Vault.

Register in advance and join us via Zoom on Tuesday, June 14. 

The 2022 Evenings at Ease series is made possible courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation with generous support from the Jeffcoat Memorial Foundation.

About the Eisenhower Presidential Library

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is one of 15 Presidential Libraries operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. Presidential Libraries promote understanding of the presidency and the American experience. They preserve and provide access to historical materials, support research, and create interactive programs and exhibits that educate and inspire. Public programs and exhibits at the Eisenhower Presidential Library are made possible in part through the generous support of the Eisenhower Foundation. To learn more, visit