The Association's Web site includes a full history of the ship, a listing of her crew, an honor page for those that gave their lives aboard her during wartime and also members who have died in the years following their service aboard. The site also includes pictures of the HENRICO and some of the ship's company, information on reunion events and more.
Today, many Henricoans and other Virginians belong to the Virginia Army National Guard's 29th Infantry Division (Light). Visit the Division's site and experience "The Spirit of Omaha Beach."
Troops of the US Army's 1st Infantry Division were carried by the USS HENRICO to Omaha Beach, D-Day, June 6, 1944. Be sure to look at "The Big Red One's" Web site too.
Don't miss the National D-Day Memorial located in Bedford, Virginia. This superb facility memorializes the valor, fidelity and sacrifices of the Allied Forces on D-Day, June 6, 1944. The National D-Day Memorial is located at the interchange of Routes 460 Bypass and 122, in the city of Bedford, between Roanoke and Lynchburg, Virginia. Access to Interstate 81 and US 29 from Route 460 are within 20 miles of the Memorial.
The Nation's capital, Washington, DC, is only two hours north of Henrico County and the Richmond metro area. While you're there, be sure to visit the World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.