The Benson junior ROTC cadets has officially reached its fundraising goal for a long-planned trip to Normandy, France, for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.  

Fundraising took place via numerous events including pancake feeds, dances and march-a-thons, over the course of 2013.

The cadets raised $91,000 in all

Cadets will now make their trip to France June 3rd-10th -- and are set to march in the official D-Day anniversary parade at Sainte-Mere-Eglise on June 6th.