Hailey Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday May 31, 2021

Our Flag does not fly because the wind blows it;
It flies with the last breath of
every Soldier who died defending it.

Dear Friends,

The Hailey Memorial Day Ceremony will take place this year on Monday – May 31st, 2021 at 11:00 am.  We will honor our veterans and active military along with everyone who is keeping us safe in these troubling times. There will be a Flyover by the 124th Fighter Wing from Gowen Field flying 4 A-10 Warthogs over the ceremony and on up the Wood River Valley. Together we will celebrate our strong and caring community of Hailey and the Wood River Valley.
We want our fallen service members to know we will never forget their ultimate sacrifice.
We will decorate over 420 veterans’ graves with flags and carnations again this year on Friday, May 28th, 2021.
On Monday, May 31st, we will place a Memorial wreath on the Blaine County Veterans monument in the Hailey Cemetery and display the Armed Services individual flags from Dawn to Dusk. We will host a ceremony at 11:00am in honor of those who gave their lives to their country.
More details to come.  Masks will be required and safety measures taken. Thank you.

Hailey Cemetery Memorial Day Committee
Ray Grosvenor, Marsha Reimann, 
Katie Alloway, Wayne Burke and Geegee Lowe

The Hailey Cemetery will be decorated from dusk
Friday May 28th to dusk Monday May 31st 

Please honor the true meaning of Memorial Day. While we can never fully repay our debt to America’s fallen warriors and their families, we can remember their service and
honor their sacrifice.

For more information, please call 208-720-7395
OR 208-788-2007.

American Legion Auxillary #24 – Albertson’s – Alpine Tree Service – Betty Grant
Ann & Sonya VanEvery – Atkinson’s Market – Cindy Ward –
B & G Dirt Works LLC- DL Evans Bank – Deon & Phyllis Wells
Blaine County Title Assoc – Charles & Helen McMains
Boulder Mtn. Property Mgmt – Sheri Thomas
Patricia Campbell
Clear Creek Disposal – REMAX
The Chamber of Hailey & The Wood River Valley
Cynthia Unger DDS – Jim Moss
High Desert Sports
Les Schwab Tire Center
Idaho Proscapes, Inc – Larry & Cathy Schiers
Wood River Insurance
Linda Rotondella Elie – Margie & Jim Hill
Richard Stahl – Webb Landscape
Mahoney’s Bar & Grill – Nelson Auto Service
Robert & April MacLeod
Luke Whalen – Mike & Irene Healey
Steven K. Crosser
Upper Big Wood River Grange 192
Shorty’s Restaurant – Sun Video Productions
Waddell Fine Art

Thank you to all our Amazing Volunteers
Tammy Young, Amari Caballero,
Marsha Riemann, Katie Alloway,
Sheri & Scott & Lauren Thomsen, Jeannie Bradshaw,
Mimi Heinreid, Heather Crocker,
Olivia & Frances Camilli, Joyce Fogg,
Tracey Thomas & Girl Scouts of the Silver Sage
Scouts of America
Russ Mikel
Wood River Fire & Rescue
Hailey Fire Department
Shaun Mahoney, Cal Nevland, Kay & Michael White and anyone we forgot to list – you are thanked!.

A very special thank you to our Audio Man – Jay Cutler
A Tremendous Thank You to Idaho Proscape, Mr. Wayne Burke, Tad Mulum, and the Board of the Hailey Cemetery Maintenance District for the beautiful cemetery we have today.

In our minds we will always also remember the four vintage military fighters from the Warhawk Air Museum of Nampa, Idaho for being there ready to perform a flyover and the “missing man” tribute at approximately 11:30 am weather permitting for several years.
Many thanks to the pilots that would have graced our skies with the two P-51 Mustangs and two Curtiss P-40’s in the past. The pilots and aircraft providing the flyover :
1. Mark Peterson – P-51 Mustang Pilot
2. Jim Thomas – P-40E Kittyhawk (Shark mouth on front) pilot
3. John Hinton – P-40N Warhawk (Parrot head on front) pilot
4. John Maloney – P-51 Mustang Pilot

The Warhawk Museum of Nampa, Idaho is an outstanding military history museum in Nampa, Idaho for known for it’s historic Warbirds and war planes and personal memorabilia from World War 1, World War ll, the Korean War, The Vietnam War commending and preserving Veterans’ histories.

Always and Forever .. Remember the fallen|

Video by Steve Ferguson, Sun Video Productions – Sun Valley, Idaho

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