JROTC headed to Normandy, France for D-Day anniversary
Thursday, eight JROTC cadets from Dimond high school and and one cadet from South High School are flying to Normandy, France. They are headed to Normandy for the 74th anniversary of D-Day. The cadets are the only JROTC unit participating in the ceremonies.
Senior Army Instructor Sidney Topf will be traveling with the cadets. "My goal is to broaden the understanding of D-Day and the role American Soldiers played in this critical historical event," Topf said.
One cadet will also be placing a wreath at a cemetery in honor of his grandfather, who came ashore on Utah Beach.