79th Anniversary of D-Day Commemoration
June 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join the D-Day Memorial in person or virtually as we commemorate the 79th Anniversary of D-Day.
Special guest speakers include The Honorable Glenn Youngkin, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, U.S. Army historian and author Kevin Hymel, renowned author, historian, and host of the National D-Day Memorial podcast Someone Talked! John C. McManus, and the Adjutant General of Virginia, Major General Timothy Williams.
Following the ceremony, they will dedicate the western portion of the Ridgway-Deming Walking Trail, the latest addition to the Memorial site.
John McManus will sign copies of his new book, To the End of the Earth and Kevin Hymel will sign copies of the second book in his series on George S. Patton, Patton’s War: An American General’s Combat Leadership. To mark the occasion, George Patton “Pat” Waters, grandson of General George Patton, will also join us during the ceremony.