D-Day

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…

D-Day 75th Anniversary Celebration in Tuskegee

D-Day was a pivotal moment in World War II, it was the turning point in the war against Nazi Germany. The Tuskegee Airmen did not fly a mission on D-Day. Their missions escorting bombers to and from targets such as fuel refineries and manufacturing factories indirectly effected the allied forces success on that fateful day in World History. “By reducing…

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…