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Each year hundreds of U.S. armed forces members stationed in Europe, and from U.S.-based units with historical links to D-Day, join service members and civilians from all over Europe to recognize and honor the men and women of the "Greatest Generation" by performing music, marching in parades and honoring the deeds and sacrifices of allied nations during the commemorative period of 1-9 June in the region of Normandy, France. The anniversary of D-Day remains a historic reminder of the strong and unremitting relationship between the United States and our European allies and partners.
Event: Eternal Heroes' Memorial & Garden Party
Expected Units: 101st Airborne Division, 82nd Airborne Division, 173rd Airborne Brigade, 29th Infantry Division. 90th Sustainment Brigade, 529th Military Police Company
Details: The Eternal Heroes’ Memorial is dedicated to the paratroopers of the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions who fought to free Ravenoville June 6-7, 1944.