D-Day 2019

More than 1,100 parachutes sailed above Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day June 9, 2019. Allied Forces began the liberation of Europe on the beaches and in the skies of Normandy during WWII. Nineteen aircraft from multiple nations and paratroopers from Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, UnitedKingdom and the United States dropped civilians and Soldiers, both freefall and static line, in front of tens of thousands of spectators. Over 1,300 U.S. personnel have been supporting more than 80 ceremonies in the region since June 1.



By Pvt. Richard Barnes Jun 09, 2019
More in Media Room
Central Europe defense conference aligns Allies, strengthens relationships
The event drew senior military leaders from Bulgaria, Czechia, Croatia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Moldova and Türkiye.
Read more
Playing the piano at 45,000 feet: Ramstein hosts NATO fighter exercise
Ramstein Air Base hosted a basic fighter maneuvers exercise June 6 that comprised 37 aircraft from nine NATO countries.
Read more
U.S. Air Force bombers conduct training mission to Eastern Mediterranean
The mission was a long-planned bilateral, international training mission conducted under Bomber Task Force 24-3. The bombers integrated with Royal Air Force fighter aircraft and French Air Force aircraft in the Eastern Mediterranean before returning to RAF Fairford.
Read more
More in Media Room
Central Europe defense conference aligns Allies, strengthens relationships
The event drew senior military leaders from Bulgaria, Czechia, Croatia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Moldova and Türkiye.
Read more
Playing the piano at 45,000 feet: Ramstein hosts NATO fighter exercise
Ramstein Air Base hosted a basic fighter maneuvers exercise June 6 that comprised 37 aircraft from nine NATO countries.
Read more
U.S. Air Force bombers conduct training mission to Eastern Mediterranean
The mission was a long-planned bilateral, international training mission conducted under Bomber Task Force 24-3. The bombers integrated with Royal Air Force fighter aircraft and French Air Force aircraft in the Eastern Mediterranean before returning to RAF Fairford.
Read more
More in Media Room
Central Europe defense conference aligns Allies, strengthens relationships
The event drew senior military leaders from Bulgaria, Czechia, Croatia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Moldova and Türkiye.
Read more
Playing the piano at 45,000 feet: Ramstein hosts NATO fighter exercise
Ramstein Air Base hosted a basic fighter maneuvers exercise June 6 that comprised 37 aircraft from nine NATO countries.
Read more
U.S. Air Force bombers conduct training mission to Eastern Mediterranean
The mission was a long-planned bilateral, international training mission conducted under Bomber Task Force 24-3. The bombers integrated with Royal Air Force fighter aircraft and French Air Force aircraft in the Eastern Mediterranean before returning to RAF Fairford.
Read more