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National D-Day Memorial

540-586-3329| http://www.dday.org/

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May 2017

Homeschool Day At The National D-Day Memorial

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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During this special event, homeschool families and co-ops get to experience the National D-Day Memorial’s field trip program. Students will be given the opportunity to meet WWII veterans and interact with living historians.  Hands-on activities will illustrate various aspects of WWII history. A complimentary guided tour is included during your visit. Online registration and pre-payment are required by April 21st. Admission is $5.00 per person and children 5 and under are free. Contact the Memorial’s Education Department at (540) 586-3329…

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National D-Day Memorial ~ Armed Forces Day 5K

May 20 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Support our Armed Forces at the National D-Day Memorial by participating in a patriotic themed 5K Run/Walk and Youth Fun Run! Not only does the race begin and end at the picturesque Memorial, but a total change in elevation of 220 feet provides a unique challenge for runners of all levels to “Conquer the Hill.” Participants will also have the opportunity to honor and interact with members of the Armed Forces past and present. Don’t want to run or walk?…

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National Maritime Day

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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In honor of the occasion all Merchant Marine veterans and current Mariners receive free admission into the National D-Day Memorial.

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Stars And Stripes Forever: Patriotic Concert At The National D-Day Memorial

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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The Jefferson Choral Society, joined by the Chorus of the Blue Ridge, will perform a stirring concert that will have guests on their feet celebrating the freedoms so many have fought and died to protect. Tickets go on sale in April.  Bring your own chair. Call (540) 586-3329 or visit www.dday.org for more information.

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Remembering Their Sacrifice At The National D-Day Memorial

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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A special Memorial Day ceremony to officially recognize the men and women who have sacrificed for our freedoms. The program begins at 11 a.m.  Keynote speaker is Herschel “Woody” Williams, one of only six surviving Medal of Honor recipients from WWII. The Memorial will also dedicate Virginia’s Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. The latest installment of veteran bricks will also be dedicated. Special music by Brass 5. Admission is free until noon. Guests are asked to bring their own chair.…

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June 2017

73rd Anniversary of D-Day

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Pay tribute to those soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in Normandy 73 years ago and honor those who lived to fight another day. There will be a ceremony at 11 a.m. with keynote speaker Jerry Yellin, a WWII pilot who flew the final combat mission of the war, during which his wingman was the last man killed in combat. There will be a Veterans Reunion tent and music by the 29th Division Band. Admission is free and the Memorial will…

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