Memorial Day ceremonies across the Treasure Valley
BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- Several events across the Treasure Valley will honor those men and women who died while serving in our country.
Idaho State Veterans Cemetery
The public is invited to attend the 10Th annual ceremony. The program features 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 Museum. Everyone attending is asked to park at the Optimist Youth Sports Complex at 9889 Hill Rd. A free shuttle will take you to the Cemetery.
Morris Hill Cemetery & Fort Boise Military Reserve
1 p.m. & 3 p.m.
The Idaho Civil War Volunteers will conduct an annual Civil War flag-raising ceremony, eulogy, and gun salute at the Veterans Monument in Morris Hill Cemetery on N. Latah at 3 p.m. It will be repeated for a second time at 3 p.m. at the Fort Boise Military Reserve Cemetery on Mountain Cove Rd.
Rock of Honor inside Kleiner Memorial Park
The public is invited to attend this brief service. The ceremony will feature a reading of the names of Meridian's 62 military fallen, which are engraved on the Rock of Honor.
Veteran's Loop of Kohlerlawn Cemetery
The public is invited to attend this one hour ceremony. It includes a bagpipe show, several key speakers, a laying of the wreath, a taps musical piece, and other musical numbers. Walking tours will also be lead at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 2 p.m. starting at Veteran's Loop.