The church service in Sainte Mere Eglise. Col. Brian Koyn, 82nd Airborne Division chaplain spoke to the crowd inside the church. This event took place on June 6, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada have converged in northwestern France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day. Upwards of 80 ceremonies in 40 French communities in the region will take place between June 1-9, 2019, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mere.
Sainte Mere Eglise Church Sermon