D-Day Remembrance

Opelika Soldier Lands in Normandy for 75th Anniversary of D-Day

A solider from Opelika will be participating the 75th anniversary of D-Day ceremonies in France. Sgt. Maj. Lorie Nix, is a part of a select group of service members participating in 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 for special ceremonies. “It’s just a…

75th Anniversary of D-Day Invasion Remembered

President Donald Trump participates in a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the American Normandy cemetery, Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Thousands of people and a handful of surviving U.S. D-Day veterans are gathering at the Normandy American Cemetery in France to honor thousands fallen in the pivotal invasion 75 years…