2011 National Convention

“You cannot exaggerate about the Marines. They are convinced to the point of arrogance, that they are the most ferocious fighters on earth – and the amusing thing it is that they are.”

J. Father Kevin Keaney, 1st Marine Division Chaplain, Korean War

Opening Dinner & Reception

Attendees of 2011 National Convention enjoy the festivities of seeing old friends again.
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Flag Ceremony

Day 1 of Convention members participate in a flag ceremony presented by Marines of 4th Tanks.
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Convention Meeting Activities

The day to day activities of the convention from meetings to Ships Store operation, display tables and raffles.
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Hospitality Party Room

Members and guests come together to meet old and new friends.
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Boise Hawks Baseball Game

Another fun tour of the convention.
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Hapelle Wine Tasting Tour

Another fun tour of the convention.
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Idaho City Tour

Another fun tour of the convention.
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Warhawk Museum Tour

Another fun tour of the convention.
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Thanks to Helpers

Many people and members were actively working behind the scenes some long before Opening Ceremonies and TVD was proud to say Thank You in many ways.
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Young Marines at Convention & Airport

Treasure Valley Young Marines (at Air Port) and YM from the Division 6 Encampment (at Hotel) greet members and guests upon arrival and departure.
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“Gone to Florida to fight the Indians. Will be back when the war is over.”

Colonel Commandant Commandant Archibald Henderson, USMC, in a note pinned to his office door, 1836