This weekend marks the 65th Anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe led by Supreme Allied Commander Dwight David Eisenhower during World War II;
. A series of commemorative events are being held in Abilene this weekend in honor of D-Day.
First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran, a member of the 12-person commission working to create a national memorial to President Eisenhower in Washington D.C., will be attending the commemorative events. Moran said, “President Eisenhower represents the best of America and the National Eisenhower Memorial will reflect Ike’s great legacy and his optimism for Americans.”