Coronado’s Tom Rice, WWII Veteran, Makes D-Day 75th Anniversary Jump Out of Plane in France

On this, the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy known as D-Day, WWII veteran Tom Rice, who served with the 101st Airborne Division and was there that day in 1944, again jumped out of a plane above France.

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: