Help PACK THE CONVOY for the Troops

Memorial Hosting Care Package Supply Drive on Armed Forces Day

Bedford, VAOn Saturday, May 21, 2022 (Armed Forces Day) the National D-Day Memorial invites the public to help PACK THE CONVOY with supplies for currently deployed service members.

From 10AM-5PM the Memorial’s 1942 WC-53 Dodge Carryall and a Virginia National Guard Humvee will be parked in front of the Overlord Arch and packed with donated items to fill care packages. Make a donation to receive $2 off Memorial admission. Items will also be collected at the ticket booth for those not wishing to visit the Memorial. Visit for a suggested item list.

May 21 also marks the start of the Memorial’s participation in the annual Blue Star Museums program. From Armed Forces Day through Labor Day (September 5, 2022) active-duty service members and up to five family members receive free Memorial admission. See for program eligibility and other participating sites.