Army Reserve in Normandy

By Sgt. Felix R. FimbresJune 8, 2010

The Norman coast near Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France. Over 90 Army Reserve Soldiers with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), with units throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, participate in Operation Air Drop Normandy. The operation commemorates the 66th Anniversary of D-day Allied Invasion by visiting key sites, participating in memorial ceremonies and conducting airborne operations on June 5, 2010, on the same drop zones their paratrooper brethren jumped on 66 years ago.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Norman coast near Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France. Over 90 Army Reserve Soldiers with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), with units throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, participate in Operation Air Drop Normandy. The operation commemorates the 66th Anniversary of D-day Allied Invasion by visiting key sites, participating in memorial ceremonies and conducting airborne operations on June 5, 2010, on the same drop zones their paratrooper brethren jumped on 66 years ago. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Felix R. Fimbres) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Joann Myers stands with paratroopers from across the United States at Picuaville in Normandy, France, on June 3, 2010. Myers is one of more than 90 paratroopers selected from across the nation to represent USACAPOC(A) during the 66th Anniversary of D-Day Allied Invasion. The command will participate in ceremonies, tour key battlegrounds, and conduct airborne operations on the same drop zones American Soldiers landed on 66 years ago.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Joann Myers stands with paratroopers from across the United States at Picuaville in Normandy, France, on June 3, 2010. Myers is one of more than 90 paratroopers selected from across the nation to represent USACAPOC(A) during the 66th Anniversary of D-Day Allied Invasion. The command will participate in ceremonies, tour key battlegrounds, and conduct airborne operations on the same drop zones American Soldiers landed on 66 years ago. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Felix R. Fimbres) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Norman coast through barbed wire on Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France. Over 90 Army Reserve Soldiers with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), with units throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, participate in Operation Air Drop Normandy. The operation commemorates the 66th Anniversary of D-day Allied Invasion by visiting key sites, participating in memorial ceremonies and conducting airborne operations on June 5, 2010, on the same drop zones their paratrooper brethren jumped on 66 years ago.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Norman coast through barbed wire on Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France. Over 90 Army Reserve Soldiers with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), with units throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, participate in Operation Air Drop Normandy. The operation commemorates the 66th Anniversary of D-day Allied Invasion by visiting key sites, participating in memorial ceremonies and conducting airborne operations on June 5, 2010, on the same drop zones their paratrooper brethren jumped on 66 years ago. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Felix R. Fimbres) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers from the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) stand in formation in St. Mere Eglise on the 66th Anniversary of D-Day Allied Invasion on June 6, 2010. USACAPOC(A) commemorated the event all week with remembrance ceremonies, tours of key battlegrounds, and airborne operations over the very drop zones American Soldiers landed on 66 years ago.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers from the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) stand in formation in St. Mere Eglise on the 66th Anniversary of D-Day Allied Invasion on June 6, 2010. USACAPOC(A) commemorated the event all week with remembrance ceremonies, tours of key battlegrounds, and airborne operations over the very drop zones American Soldiers landed on 66 years ago. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Felix R. Fimbres) VIEW ORIGINAL