BOISE -- Idahoans will join with the rest of the country Monday in remembering the military men and women who died while serving.

A number of services and ceremonies are scheduled to take place. Here is the information for a few of them:


Gov. Butch Otter and Lt. Gov. Brad Little will be among the dignitaries taking part in the 10th annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery.

The public is invited to attend the event, which will feature music from the Idaho National Guard 25th Army Band, a wreath laying ceremony, rifle and cannon salutes, the singing of the Lakota Sioux Memorial Veterans tribute song, a bagpipe lament by the Boise Police Pipes and Drums, and a flyover from the Warhawk Air Museum.

The ceremony gets under way at 10 a.m. at the cemetery on North Horseshoe Bend Road.


The City of Nampa will host Memorial Day Ceremony at Kohlerlawn Cemetery beginning at 10 a.m. Monday.

The one-hour service will feature a bag pipe procession, an honor guard, American Legion Riders, rifle salutes, and several speakers including Idaho Military Vehicle Preservation Association President Bruce Gates.

Memorial Day walking tours of the cemetery will take place at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 2 p.m. The tours will give a brief narrative on Nampa's historic individuals.

Kohlerlawn Cemetery is located on 6th Street North in Nampa.


The public is invited to Hailey's annual Memorial Day Ceremony, which will honor the more than 400 veterans from Blaine County laid to rest at the Hailey Cemetery and will honor the 67 Idahoans who've passed away during conflict since 9/11.

This year's them is, Heaven Was Needing a Hero and will focus on honoring those who served in the Korean War.

The program will feature four military branches, including the Mountain Home Air Force Base Honor Guard. The keynote speaker will be Brigadier General John Goodale, the Assistant Adjutant General and Commander of the Idaho Army National Guard.

The Boise Highlander Bagpipers will perform and there will be a flyover of several classic warplanes from the Warhawk Air Museum.

The ceremony gets under way at 11 a.m. at the Hailey Cemetery.


The Idaho Civil War Volunteers will conduct their annual Civil War flag-raising ceremony, eulogy, and gun salute at 1 p.m. in Silent Camp at the Veterans Monument in Morris Hill Cemetery. The cemetery is located at 317 North Latah in Boise.

The ceremony will be repeated at 3 p.m. in the Fort Boise Military Reserve Cemetery on Mountain Cove Road.

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