Date(s) & Time(s)::
May 26, 2014 at 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Location: Hailey Cemetery 511 E. Maple St. Hailey, ID 83333
This event will honor the nearly 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 theme is, "Heaven Was Needing a Hero" and will focus on honoring those who served in the Korean War. It will be dedicated in honor of our youngest ceremony staff member who passed away earlier this year due to injuries sustained in a snowmobiling accident. His name is Nolan Kreczkowski, he was 12 years old. This program will feature 4 of the 5 US Military branches providing such duties as Color Guard, Wreath Bearer, Flag Raiser, Firing Party, etc. Our emcee is MAJ Doug Uphoff, joining us for his 6th year. Our keynote will be Brigadier General John Goodale the Assistant Adjutant General and Commander of the Idaho Army National Guard. Members from the Boise Highlander Bagpipers will provide some of our music, there will be other musical selections, poem readings, and more. We will have a flyover consisting of one P-51 Mustang and one Curtiss P-40, both vintage military fighter jets from the Warhawk Air Museum.Return to event list.