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Eisenhower Memorial in Washington D.C.

6-05-09

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.”

About Mike Schrant

Mike is one of those guys who has spent nearly a lifetime trying to figure out what he wants to do when he grows up. He has split time as a broadcaster and educator having first worked in radio in the early 1970’s while attending junior college. The two careers are directly connected because many of the 25 years as an educator were spent teaching broadcast journalism at the high school and college levels. Mike is married and has three adult children (no grandchildren yet) and enjoys sports, debating politics, gardening, landscaping-hauling rocks, and swapping stories with the "good old boys".