VISITS AMERICAN CEMETERY IN ADVANCE OF 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY
Congressman Don Young visited the American Cemetery in Normandy, France over the Memorial Day weekend to honor American troops who died in Europe during World War II.
Accompanied by his wife Ann Young, Alaska’s congressman traveled to Normandy without making a public announcement in advance, and only posted a brief note on Facebook about his visit upon his return:
“It was an incredibly humbling experience to spend part of the Memorial Day weekend on the beaches of Normandy, and later in the day, to pay respects to the fallen at the Normandy American Cemetery. Scores of American service members were lost at Normandy during one of World War II’s darkest days, and we will forever be indebted to their sacrifice and memory.”