Veterans

Today is Flag Day. Do You Know What it Means?
My dad is a US Navy veteran, and he loves to fly the flag outside his house several days each year. The most important day to him might be on Flag Day, June 14th. Most of us have no idea why today is so significant. Do you?
Boise Joins ‘Wreaths Across America’ to Honor Veterans
Volunteers will get together tomorrow to lay wreaths on the graves of veterans across the US, and we can be part of it too right here in the Treasure Valley. The simultaneous ceremony starts at Noon Eastern time at Washington DC's Arlington National Ceremony, and the Idaho State Veterans Cemet…
Ten Boise Military Families Get Free Groceries
Ten special families got to go shopping for groceries this week and someone else picked up the tab, and not only did they get some free cereal and strawberries but they also ended up with another huge surprise in the process.
Idaho is a Top State for Military Members to Retire
These retirees are young.  The average age of someone who retires from the military is 45, and it turns out Idaho is one of the best places in America to put down new roots.  If you see military retirees at Memorial Day events this weekend, think they'll agree that they're i…
There Are More Veterans in Your Family Tree Than You Think
If my dad gets a free hour, we can usually find him digging around on Ancestry.com. He loves it, and he's made some interesting discoveries along the way.
Pop is Navy Veteran that served in Vietnam, and he's learned that the other veterans in our family served in the Civil and Revoluti…
Boise Veterans Get Free Burritos
Veteran's Day is next week, and stores and restaurants are getting ready to show their appreciation.  More will be added we're sure, but for now let me tell you about one restaurant that will help you snag the veteran in your life a free burrito, bowl, or taco.

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