69th D-Day Anniversary

Bedford, VA - 69 years ago, soldiers stormed the beach of Normandy in a crucial turning point in World War II.
Thursday, the National D-Day Memorial will honor those soldiers who fought in that horrific battle.
The ceremony will include speaker Brigadier General Charles Whittington.
The memorial will also dedicate a series of plaques that will recognize several D-Day veterans who are expected to attend.
There will also be music from Enduring Freedom Honor Team.
The ceremony is at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Bedford D-Day Memorial.
Admission is free until noon.
Guest are asked to bring their own chairs.