82nd Airborne Division - D-Day
320 Paratroopers from France, Germany and the U.S. to include the 82nd Airborne Divisions jumped into Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France on June 5, 2016 to commemorate the 72nd Anniversary of D-Day. The Soldiers were greeted with love and hospitality by the people of the Normandy region. More than 380 service members from Europe and affiliated D-Day historical units are participating in the 72nd anniversary as part of Joint Task Force D-Day 72. The Task Force is supporting local events across Normandy, From May 30 – 6 June, 2016 to commemorate the selfless actions by the allies on D-Day that continue to resonate 72 years later.