On Wednesday, June 6, Evergreen Washelli, along with family, friends, and veterans paid tribute to Technical Sergeant Gerald M. Henderson and all veterans who participated in D-Day.
Technical Sergeant Gerald M. Henderson was killed in action on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. For this activity, Technical Sergeant Henderson was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. Retired Colonel Phil Smart, Sr. of Seattle assisted the family in obtaining the Distinguished Service Cross to honor their loved one. General Peter Chiarelli, USA (Ret.), formerly Vice Chief Staff of the United States Army, presented the award to the family.
Below are Evergreen Washelli’s photos of the event.