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June 2019

World War II Day Camp – Rising 4th-6th Grades Day 3

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

During this unique day camp experience, students explore World War II history through interactive and engaging activities. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment is required. Registration opens on Monday, March 18 and closes on Monday, June 10, 2019. Rising 4th through 6th grade is $65…

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August 2019

U.S. Coast Guard 229th Birthday

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

In honor of the U.S. Coast Guard’s birthday, all active duty or veteran Coast Guard members receive free admission to the Memorial.

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Bedford Boys Homefront Bus Tour

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Trace the footsteps of the Bedford Boys through the town they left behind.  Join the National D-Day Memorial for an exclusive guided tour of Centertown Bedford and Greenwood Cemetery through the eyes of the Bedford Boys and learn the impact of the D-Day invasion for…

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September 2019

U.S. Air Force 72nd Birthday

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

In honor of the U.S. Air Force’s birthday, all active duty or veteran Air Force members receive free admission to the Memorial.

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“Reflections on D-Day 75 Years Later: An Interview with D-Day Veteran Hilman Prestridge”

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial – Johnson Pavilion, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

Part of the Memorial's Lunchbox Lecture Series Join the National D-Day Memorial for a special interview of D-Day veteran Hilman Prestridge as he reflects on his military service 75 years later. Hilman Prestridge, an Army Private First Class, fought with the amphibious force attached to…

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POW/MIA Ceremony

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

In this moving ceremony, the Memorial pays special tribute to those who are Missing In Action or who endured a Prisoner of War experience. Free admission from 10 a.m. until noon.

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October 2019

Homeschool Day

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

During this special event, homeschool families and co-ops get to experience the National D-Day Memorial’s field trip program. Students will be given the opportunity to meet WWII veterans and interact with living historians. Hands-on activities will illustrate various aspects of WWII history. A complimentary guided…

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U.S. Navy 244th Birthday

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

In honor of the Navy’s birthday, all Navy personnel and veterans receive free admission to the Memorial.

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November 2019

U.S. Marine Corps’ 244th Birthday

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

In honor of the U.S. Marine Corps’ birthday, all active duty Marines and veterans receive free admission to the Memorial.

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Veterans Day Observance

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

Take time to honor all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during this special event. The program will include special music, guest speakers, and recognition of all veterans. Guests are asked to bring their own chair. The latest installment of veteran bricks will…

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