Event Details

Event: Charles Shay Native American Memorial, Omaha Beach

Expected Units: 1st Infantry Division, 25th Infantry Division

Details: To honor Charles Norman Shay, a Penobscot Indian Nation tribal elder and combat veteran who was assigned to an assault battalion in the first wave of attack on D-Day. The Turtle Monument, named Scarlett, is a symbol of all Native American tribes and was carved by Tim Shay, Charles Shay’s nephew

Event: 29th Infantry Division Memorial

Expected Units: 29th Infantry Division, 90th Sustainment Brigade

Details: To honor V Corps under Gen. Leonard T. Gerow who was assigned the task of cleaning off the beaches and building up exit corridors which led to the liberation of Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer on D-Day