Joint Task Force D-Day 71 visits D-Day sites
Service members of Joint Task Force D-Day 71 visited historic D-Day sites June 2, 2015, as part of the events to commemorate the 71st anniversary, one of which was the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. The cemetery is one of 14 permanent American World War II military cemeteries on foreign soil; it's the final resting place of 9,387 service members. Over 380 service members from Europe and affiliated D-Day historical units are participating in the 71st anniversary as part of Joint Task Force D-Day 71. The Task Force, based in Saint Mere Eglise, France, is supporting local events across Normandy, June 2-8, 2015, to commemorate the selfless actions by all the allies on D-Day that continue to resonate 71 years later. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Saska Ball, USACAPOC(A) PAO)

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Photo by: Capt. Saska Ball |  VIRIN: 150602-A-DI144-719.JPG