June 7, 2012

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U.S. Air Force photo / Staff Sgt. Stephen Collier

U.S. Soldiers and Airmen, together with British paratroopers, march in formation through Picauville, France as part of ceremonial events commemorating the 68th Anniversary of the Normandy D-Day invasion, June 1. The U.S. military members, led by Maj. Gen. William “Wade” Farris, Jr., laid a wreath in honor of fallen aircrews and paratroopers who perished during the invasion of France. Later, U.S. and British forces dined with members of the Picauville community where they honored the village for their continued remembrance of the Allied invasion forces. Farris is the 22d Air Force commander, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga.




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