The City of Nampa will hold a Memorial Day ceremony on Mon., May 30 at 10 a.m. at Veteran’s Loop in Kohlerlawn Cemetery (76 6th St. N.) in Nampa to honor the men and women who served in our country’s military as well as those who gave their lives for our freedoms.
The keynote speaker will be Hal Bongiovi. Hal served in the US Air Force, Idaho Air Guard, and Idaho National Guard.
The following is the scheduled program:
Welcome – David Ferdinand Bag Pipes – Lloyd Blackstone, joined by Nampa American Legion Commander, Veterans, Troop 112 Honor Guard, Gem State Young Marines, and Legion Riders Placement of Flags around the gravesite of "The Unknown" – Legion Riders Presentation of the Colors and Pledge of Allegiance – Troop 112 Honor Guard National Anthem – Patti Syme Opening Prayer – Nampa City Councilman Victor RodriguezThe History of the American Legion – Shawn Lungeheennig Legion Commander Special Music – Obadiah Neasham Keynote Speaker – Hal BongioviSpecial Music – Obadiah Neasham Laying of the Wreath – Ee-dah-how Chapter of the DAR Three Guns of Volley – Firing Party Detail Nampa Police Department American Legion Post 18 Honor Guard Taps – SGT Larre Robertson Closing Prayer – Sandi LeviLaying of the Wreath – Joseph H. Murray Post 18
Special Thanks to Bruce Gates and Idaho Military Vehicle Preservation Association.
Parking will be available in designated areas. For more information, please call 208-468-5797.