News and articles

Note: Information about commemoration ceremonies for the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy is available at

Herndon Bands Honors the Greatest Generation - video posted by Fairfax County Public Schools

D-Day 75th Anniversary: Connecting with the Past (Around Reston)

Remembering D-Day - Responsibility to Remember (USA Today)


Pride of Herndon delivers hymn to Normandy fallen (Fairfax Times)


Herndon Band Takes Trip of a Lifetime (Herndon Patch)


Pride of Herndon Returns from D-Day Celebrations in France (WTOP/Reston Now)

Ahead of 75th D-Day, WWII vets meet with Virginia high school students to educate them (WJLA)


Pride of Herndon Heads to Omaha Beach June 4 (Patch)


Pride of Herndon Band prepares to leave Va. for 75th anniversary D-Day celebrations (WTOP)


Pride of Herndon Heads to Normandy for D-Day Anniversary (on Reston Now)

Pride of Herndon Heads to Omaha Beach (on Herndon Connection)

92 year old Holocaust survivor gives a talk to our students!!

The Pride of Herndon in the 1985!!

NBC 4 Segment - Herndon High Band Travels to France in Remembrance of D-Day

Segment on HHS in Normandy with some students performing, aired live on WUSA9 on the 74th Anniversary of D-Day invasion

Pride of Herndon bound for Normandy D-Day anniversary - on Fairfax County Times

‘Honor beyond measure’: Va. band to perform in 75th D-Day anniversary

WTOP sound clips available at

Coverage of Rock Concert on May 12th (Normandy Fundraiser) by Connection Newspapers

HHS Band Normandy Promo April 2018 - on HCTV


Herndon band prepares to represent the U.S. in the 75th D-Day Celebration - on WDVM Hagerstown


High school band holds fundraiser to get to Normandy - on DCW50


The band marched in the NATO Parade in Norfolk, VA April 28th.  The USS Herndon was built in Norfolk.  Article on the USS Herndon

Remembering Herndon's History: The USS Herndon - Patch article with historical context:

Band's tribute to veterans that served on the USS Herndon   (also below)

40th Anniversary Celebration of USS Herndon (also below)