©By Larry Hume (VFW Post 8904)

VFW Post 8904, Auxiliary to Remember D-Day with Laying of Memorial Wreath

June 1, 2022 - On June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end on June 6, the Allies gained a foothold in Normandy.

Flags at Half Staff - Uvalde

May 26, 2022 - As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on May 24, 2022, by a gunman at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, a Presidential Proclamation has been issued that all flags should be flown at half staff until sunset, May 28, 2022.


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