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Airborne pre-jump training in Sainte-Mère-Église, France
American, Belgium, and British soldiers stand in formation awaiting to conduct pre-jump airborne training with Soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team in Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France on June 8, 2019. Soldiers from more than five NATO countries came together to do a commemorative jump in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day. Upward of 80 ceremonies in 40 French communities in the region will take place between June 1-9, 2019, the apex being June 6th at the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer. (U.S. Army photo taken by Spc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Photo by: Spc. Nicholas Vidro |  VIRIN: 190608-A-XO050-0089.JPG