3rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army
Nurse, U.S. Army
This helps preserve the institutional memory of who we are and what we stand for. It acquaints the younger generation with our past and what their parents and grandparents sacrificed to have the security and prosperity we have today.
John Ernandez of Rock Hill, S.C., stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day in the second wave at Omaha Beach. John said he survived by “pure luck."