Family, military personnel and volunteers laid 3,654 Christmas wreaths, one for every site at the Idaho Veterans Cemetery, Saturday Dec. 17, 2016 in Boise. Part of a nationally coordinated Wreaths Across America, the remembrance ceremony honors men and women who served our nation.
Thomas Lee, who was injured on the front lines during World War II, helps celebrate Veterans Day with residents and fellow veterans at The Terraces of Boise, a senior living community at Harris Ranch Friday Nov. 11, 2016.
Army veteran John Mras laid to rest his military working dog, Taran, on Wednesday night at Veterans Memorial Park in Boise with a traditional ceremony. Watch Mras explain his service with Taran and how civilians can adopt their own retired military dogs.
More than 200 members of the Idaho Air National Guard were welcomed home late Sunday night Oct. 23, 2016 at Gowen Field in Boise. The 124th Fighter Wing was stationed at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey for six months in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
Members of the Idaho Army National Guard’s 183rd Aviation Battalion watch as the last five AH-64 Apache helicopters leave Gowen Field Thursday July 21, 2016. The combat helicopters flew over Boise one last time before being transferred from the National Guard to active duty army.
Charlie Linville and Tim Medvetz, from The Heroes Project, trained to climb Everest in 2014 and 2015. Both times, natural disasters on the mountain prevented them from even starting to climb. On May 19, 2016, Charlie Linville became the first combat-wounded veteran to summit the world's highest peak.
Couldn't make it to Veterans Memorial Park? Watch highlights of the Memorial Day ceremony dedicating Boise's first Vietnam Veterans Memorial. It's the second large memorial in this state to Idahoans who died in that war - Idaho Falls also has one.
Vietnam War veterans organized to build a monument to Idahoans who served in the conflict that will be unveiled Monday on Memorial Day in Boise's Veterans Memorial Park. The Boise community stepped in with volunteered labor and materials to cover 81 percent of the roughly $117,000 project.
Families wave goodbye to 200 Idaho Air National Guard personnel with the 124th Fighter Wing late Tuesday April 12 night at Gowen Field in Boise. Over the next few months 500 Idaho Air Guard troops will be deployed in the Middle East in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
The Idaho Veterans Garden is a place for veterans to commune with one another in a healing atmosphere, but also to reintegrate into the larger community. Donations and thousands of volunteer hours support the garden.
After learning he never received his medals for his service in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, Lawrence Dennis, 82, of Wilder, received five medals Tuesday from Sen. Jim Risch, 63 years after his discharge. Surrounded by family, Dennis was given a Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, a National Defense Service Medal, a United Nations Service Medal and a Combat Infantry Badge.