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

Herndon HS marching band to perform on steps of Lincoln Memorial for Veterans Day weekend (WJLA)


Herndon High prepares for Parade of Heroes on Saturday (Fox 5)

Herndon High School gets invite to perform in DC National Parade of Heroes  (WTOP)

The 24th Annual Showcase of Bands hosted by Herndon High School (Herndon Patch)

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)

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