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C-130s over Normandy

An Airman kneels at a grave site

U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael DeSandre, 41st Airlift Squadron pilot, visits the tombstone of Pvt. Joseph Costa Jr. at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 3, 2019. Costa was very close to DeSandres’ family, and he took this opportunity to pay his respects. The men and women of the U.S. military remain forever indebted to WWII veterans who demonstrated the selfless service and sacrifice that characterizes the Greatest Generation in defense of global peace and security. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin)

An Aimran walks through a military cemtery

U.S. Air Force Capt. Michael DeSandre, 41st Airlift Squadron pilot, walks to the grave site of Pvt. Joseph Costa Jr. at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 3, 2019. Costa was very close to DeSandres’ family, and he took this opportunity to pay his respects. The men and women of the U.S. military remain forever indebted to WWII veterans who demonstrated the selfless service and sacrifice that characterizes the Greatest Generation in defense of global peace and security. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin)

Two C-130s fly in the air

C-130s from the 317th Airlift Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and the 314th AW, Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, fly in formation over Normandy, France, participating in fly over events June 4, 2019. More than 26 aircraft and 2000 military personnel from various units and countries will participate in approximately 55 commemorative D-Day events from May 31 to June 9, 2019. The 75th D-Day reflects the strength of enduring relationships and proven partnerships as the U.S. stands together with European allies and partners in maintaining a Europe that is whole, free, prosperous, and at peace.. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin)

One C-130s fly in the air

A C-130J from the 317th Airlift Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flies over the beaches of Normandy, France, participating in fly-over events June 4, 2019. More than 26 aircraft and 2,000 military personnel from various units and countries will participate in approximately 55 commemorative D-Day events from May 31 to June 9, 2019. D-Day remains a historic reminder of how the dedicated resolve of allies with a common purpose and shared vision can build proven partnerships that endure. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin)

Two C-130s fly in the air over the beaches of Normandy

C-130s from the 317th Airlift Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and the 314th AW, Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, fly in formation over the beaches of Normandy, France, while participating in fly-over events June 4, 2019. More than 26 aircraft and 2,000 military personnel from various units and countries will participate in approximately 55 commemorative D-Day events from May 31 to June 9, 2019. D-Day remains a historic reminder of how the dedicated resolve of allies with a common purpose and shared vision can build proven partnerships that endure. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin)

Two C-130s fly in the air

C-130s from the 19th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and the 317th AW, Dyess AFB, Texas, perform a flyover at the 1st Infantry Division memorial at Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, June 3, 2019. The 1st Infantry Division, “Big Red One”, held a special ceremony at the monument remembering those in that unit who lost their lives on D-Day through July 24, 75 years ago. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin)