SAN ANTONIO – USAA held its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Wednesday, and this year it will focus on the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
The event took place on the USAA campus in the 9800 block of Fredericksburg Road.
According to a press release, this year's theme is “United we remember the fallen” and the ceremony will have a special focus on the anniversary of the day when Allied forces stormed the beaches at Normandy, France.
The event also featured country artist Jennifer Nickerson, who performed the national anthem as well as her original song, "America."
USAA employee, Air Force veteran and Gold Star father Darryl Walker will serve as the event's emcee, the press release said.
The keynote speaker will be Col. Cole Kingseed, Ph.D. Kingseed is an Army veteran, military historian and author of The New York Times best seller, "Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters."