Veterans Day Observance

Take time to honor all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during this special event.

Mitchell Yockelson manages the National Archives and Records Administration-Archival Recovery Program, leading investigations of thefts of historical documents and museum artifacts. His work has been featured on 60 Minutes, PBS and C-SPAN, as well as the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post. Additionally, Mitch is a professor of military history at Norwich University and the author of many books, articles and reviews. His latest book, The Paratrooper Generals: Matthew Ridgway, Maxwell Taylor, and the American Airborne from D-Day through the Normandy Campaign was published by Stackpole in 2020. Mitch regularly leads battlefield tours and frequently lectures on military history. He lives in Annapolis, Maryland.

Program will include:

  • Keynote address and book signing by D-Day historian and author Mitchell Yockelson
  • Patriotic music
  • Dedication of the latest installation of veterans’ bricks
  • Recognition of all veterans in attendance

Guests are asked to bring their own chair. No coolers or pets with the exception of service animals.

Keynote speaker and historian Mitchell Yockelson, author of The Paratrooper Generals, will pay special tribute to one particular D-Day participant, Major Frederick Kellam of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Guests can meet Yockelson at a book signing following the ceremony.

For more information, email dday@dday.org or call (800) 351-DDAY.

This event is proudly sponsored by: