Daily Archives: June 13, 2024

Big Red One Attends Annual D-Day Celebrations

U.S. Army – U.S. Army Soldiers serving in the 1st Infantry Division led ceremonies at the 80th Annual D-Day Commemoration, overlooking the Easy Red sector of Omaha Beach where Soldiers of the Big Red One assaulted German defenses during the opening stages of the Invasion of Normandy. The mission of the 1st Inf. Div. was to be the vanguard of the invasion up the bluffs, while the mission of the Allied