2016 Memorial Day Ceremony
The Idaho Division of Veterans Services invites all visitors to attend the 2016 Memorial Day Ceremony to honor and remember all those that died while serving in defense to our Nation.
Boise, Idaho – The Idaho Division of Veterans Services invite the public to attend this year's Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 30th starting at 10:00 AM at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery. The ceremony is held to honor and remember all those who died serving in defense to our Nation as well those who served and are still serving in our armed forces. Please join us as we continue with the 50th year commemoration of the Vietnam War and acknowledge 2016 as Idaho's Year of Military Families.
This year's ceremony will recognize the Gold Star Families, Mothers, and Fathers and include a wreath presentation by multiple Veteran and Civic Organizations, Aircraft Flyover, support and participation by the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force. Speakers will include representatives from the State Governor's office and elected officials.
Public parking for this event will be at Optimist Park located at the intersection of Hill and Horseshoe Bend Roads. Transportation is provided by buses donated by the Brown Bus Company and Valley Regional Transit.
The Idaho State Veterans Cemetery is located at 10100 Horseshoe Bend Road, Boise, Idaho 83714. Please arrive early for transportation to the ceremony site as the event will begin right at 10:00 AM and conclude by 11:00 AM.
The cemetery will be decorated with a single U.S. Flag placed with dignity and respect at each gravesite by the Treasure Valley Young Marines on the morning of Saturday, May 28th. These flags will complement the cemetery's Avenue of Flags raised by members of VFW Post 63 of Boise.
For more information please contact the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery at (208) 780-1340
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