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2014 Idaho Field of Heroes Memorial

Memorial Day Weekend 2014, May 23 - 26
at Century High School in Pocatello Idaho

   The Field of Heroes is a one of a kind tribute to every service member who has died in Iraq or Afghanistan since the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom (now Operation New Dawn) and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Honors - Contributed by active duty Marine P. Clifton 2010
Honors - Contributed by active duty Marine P. Clifton 2010

   On Memorial Day weekend, the soccer fields at Century High School in Pocatello, Idaho will be transformed into a temporary memorial in the spirit of famous national cemeteries such as Arlington National Cemetery.Each wooden marker is handmade, painted white and affixed with the name, rank and the date when that American Service Member paid the ultimate price in the name of freedom. The markers are then carefully spaced and placed into the ground. Once the field has been constructed it is then consecrated, becoming hallowed ground, and opened to the public for those who wish to come and pay their respects.

Field of Heroes at Century High School, Pocatello Idaho, Memorial Day, May 31 2010
Field of Heroes at Century High School, Pocatello Idaho, Memorial Day, May 31 2010

View the construction of the 2011 Field of Heroes!


Idaho Field of Heroes 2014 Event Schedule

Friday, May 23rd
    10:00 AM - Dedication Ceremony
 6:00 PM - Youth Ceremony at the Field
 7:00 PM - Travis, A Soldier's Story
Presented at the Idaho State University Theatre which is located in the Pond Student Union building on the ISU campus.
Saturday, May 24th
     8:00 AM - Run for the Fallen at Century High School Track.
Pre-register at RunForTheFallenIdaho.org.

 1:00 PM to 4PM - Children's Activities
 2:00 PM - The 25th Army Band: The Woodwind Battalion Concert
 7:00 PM - 13 Folds, Flag Presentation
Sunday, May 25th
     7:00 PM - 13 Folds, Flag Presentation
 7:30 PM - Silent Wounds, Candlelight Vigil
Sunday, May 25th
     5:45 PM POW*MIA Thunder Run Tribute
 6:00 PM Sunset Closing Ceremony


Idaho Field of Heroes 2014 Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, March 11th
    5:30 PM, Veterans Sanctuary Conference Room, Agenda Items: Programs / Budget / Events
Wednesday, April 2nd
    5:30 PM, Veterans Sanctuary Conference Room, Agenda Items: Field Services
Wednesday, April 16th
    5:30 PM, Veterans Sanctuary Conference Room, Agenda Items: Public Relations / Field Design
Wednesday, April 30th
    5:30 PM, Veterans Sanctuary Conference Room, Agenda Items: Volunteer Training
Wednesday, May 7th
    5:30 PM, Century High School – Walk Through, Agenda Items: Layout and any last minute problems
Wednesday, May 14th
    5:30 PM, Veterans Sanctuary Conference Room, Agenda Items: Wrap up any loose ends
Veterans Sanctuary Conference Room is located on the 3rd floor of the Student Union Building at ISU. Parking after 4:30 PM is free of charge.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

SET UP
    May 19th thru 22nd from 8AM to ??? (around 8PM)
PROGRAMS & EVENTS
    May 23rd thru May 26th (see the schedule of programs/events)
OPEN VIEWING 24 hours a day
TAKE DOWN
    May 27th thru May 28th(or before if we have a lot of help) from 8AM to ???

Idaho Field of Heroes Memorial
c/o Bannock County Veterans Services
921 South 8th Avenue, Stop 8095
Pocatello, ID 83209-8095

Telephone (208) 272-7188

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