The Final Salute: D-Day Plus 75 Years
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June 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
June 6, 2019 marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, a milestone that is expected to represent the last large gathering of D-Day veterans around the globe. Events are planned throughout the day.
Aerial Tribute to WWII Veterans – 10:00 a.m. – Join us as WWII aircraft take to the sky in a breathtaking display and pay tribute to the Greatest Generation who flew them.
“The Final Salute” Commemorative Observance – 11:00 a.m. – The ceremony will include international dignitaries, special music, and Normandy veteran roll-call.
On-Site Commemoration Activities – 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Throughout the day, explore WWII re-enactor displays of units who landed on D-Day; visit “Profiles of Honor,” the mobile museum dedicated to Virginia’s WWI and WWII veterans; enjoy music from the Enduring Freedom band and USO show; gather with WWII and D-Day veterans in the Veterans Reunion Tent; and partake in our food truck area that is open for breakfast and lunch.