Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, 1st Inf. Div.
Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, 1st Infantry Division senior enlisted adviser, and Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bill Ryan, a former 1st Infantry Division Soldier, watch as Patrick Thomines, mayor of the coastal village of Colleville-Sur-Mer, speaks during a ceremony at the "Big Red One" monument June 5, 2014, at Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France.