29th Infantry Division Association Ceremony at Brittany American Cemetery

June 8, 2014, at 2:30pm CEST

Ten World War II veterans, along with family members, will visit Brittany American Cemetery on June 8 for a short ceremony. Organized by the 29th Infantry Division Association, the ceremony will include participation from the 29th Division Color Guard and a nine piece brass band. Brig. Gen. Charles, W. Whittington, Jr., commander of the Virginia National Guard’s Fort Belvoir-based 29th Infantry Division, will deliver remarks.

This event is free and open to the public.

By the spring of 1945 Marie Mazzie, who was just  26-years-old, had lost her husband, Cpl. Patrick Mazzie, and her only brother, Pvt....
SSgt. Max Chotin, who served with the U.S. Army during World War II, spent most of his active duty time stateside, not overseas. Having...
When the United States entered World War II, gender roles began to shift based on the needs of a country at war. Women started working in...
Drafted into the service in January 1942 at the age of 27, Pfc. Robert D. Watts, best known as Dalton to his family and friends,...