The City of Nampa will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony to honor the men and women who were in the service for our country and many who have made the supreme sacrifice of giving their lives so that we might live in freedom.
The one-hour ceremony begins at 10 a.m. Mon., May 27 at the Veteran’s Loop of Kohlerlawn Cemetery, located at 76 6th St. N. Nampa. Lieutenant Colonel Bobby Sanchez (RET) will give the keynote speech.
Parking will be available in designated areas. For more information please call 208-468-5797.
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 – Sandi LeviThe History of the American Legion – David Parmentier Special Music – Obadiah Neasham Keynote Speaker – LTC Bobby Sanchez (Ret)Special Music – Obadiah Neasham Laying of the Wreath – Ee-dah-how Chapter of the DAR Three Guns of Volley – Firing Party Detail Nampa Police Department Taps – SGT Larre Robertson Closing Prayer – Mayor Debbie Kling Laying of the Wreath – Joseph H. Murray Post 18Recessional Bag Pipes – Lloyd Blackstone