June 5, 2012

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Air Force photograph by SSgt. Stephen J. Collier

Philippe Catherine (left), the mayor of Picauville, France, speaks with Maj. Gen. William Farris Jr. (right) and Lt. Col. John Lacy, after the airmen presented wreaths at a memorial dedicated to fallen World War II U.S. aircrews and paratroopers in Picauville, France, June 1, 2012. U.S. soldiers and airmen, together with British paratroopers, took part in the ceremonial event commemorating the 68th anniversary of the Normandy D-Day invasion. Farris is the 22nd Air Force commander and Lacy is the assistant U.S. air attache to France with the Defense Attache Office in Paris.




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