Pay tribute to those soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in Normandy 72 years ago and honor those veterans who lived to fight another day. During the event, the Memorial will be the first organization in history to read the names of all Americans killed on D-Day. The National D-Day Memorial Foundation is the only institution in the world to research and create a name-by-name listing of D-Day, June 6, fatalities. Over the course of several hours on June 6, 2016, all 2,499 American names will be read. Special guest speakers TBA. At 11 a.m. there will be a ceremony with the reading of the names to begin at 12:30 p.m. There will be a Veterans Reunion tent and music by the 29th Division Band. Food will be available for purchase. D-Day veterans are asked to register by May 27 to receive a parking pass and reserved seating. Admission is free.