2000 – 2005 Photo Galleries

“to a certain degree, Marines are fanatical about being Marines”

A Few Good men, Aaron Sorkin’s film 1992

2000 Moving Wall

22-29, June 2000 "The Moving Wall" is the half-size replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial and has been touring the country for almost thirty years. Ann Morrison Park--northwest corner of Boise, sponsor: Treasure Valley Detachment Marine Corps League Mike Meade, Sr. Retlaw Broadcasting Co. KBCI Television
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2002 Bill Johnson Bench

Bill Johnson in 2002 donated the money to install 2 wooden benches in the rose garden at the Idaho State Veterans Home 11 Aug 2002. In memory of his wife Joyce Johnson. 11 July 1925-10 May 2002
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2003 Coffee Trailer

Summer 2003 members purchased a travel trailer and spent the summer converting it in to a Coffee Wagon for fund raising.
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2003 TVD Living Memorial Dedicated Veterans Hospital

The members of TVD voted to install at the Idaho State Veterans Hospital a Living Memorial for detachment members who had been assigned to the final duty station.
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2003 ISVH MC Birthday

Celerbration of Marine Corps 228th birthday at Idaho State Veterans Home.
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2003 Alaska Cruse

A group of members and wives went on a Holland cruse up the inside passage. The guides were Gordon & Thelma Williams, a fun time was had by all.
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2003 TVD Christmas Party

Annual Christmas party TVD at Gower Field.
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2004 Dedication of Idaho State Veterans Cemetery

In 31 July 2004 the newly completed State of Idaho Veterans Cemetery was dedicated and opened for use. These are images of the events and attendees.

2004 ISVH MC Birthday

Annual Marine Corps Birthday cake cutting at the Idaho State Veterans Home.
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“Marines don’t celebrate their technology to the same extent as the Navy and the Air Force. Its reputation is built on something less tangible: what Marines call esprit de corps.”

The making of the Modern Marine Corps, Aaron B. O’Connell 2012