D-Day Memorial

John Robert Slaughter Portrait Bust CampaignThe National D-Day Memorial Foundation’s campaign to honor the legacy of the founding chairman, John Robert Slaughter.The National D-Day Memorial Foundation has launched a campaign to honor our dear friend and founder John Robert Slaughter.  Bob Slaughter...

Bedford and Raymond Hoback were one of 33 sets of brothers fighting together on the beaches during D-Day, June 6, 1944.  Of the 33 sets of brothers, three sets were from Bedford (the Stevens twins and the Powers brothers were also from Bedford) and...

 Join us at the National D-Day Memorial on Saturday, September 21 at 11 am for "Never Forget," a powerful and moving ceremony to honor those American who served our county and are still missing.  Air Force disc jockey Adrian Cronauer, who while on the air...

In 1944, Bedford, VA was a small, close-knit community of around 3,400.  On the morning of June 6, 1944, thirty-four men from this small town led the assault on Omaha Beach as part of Company A of the 116th Infantry Regiment 29thInfantry Division.  Thirty minutes...