The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 735 Honor Guard performed Last Rites for Max R. Fuller.

On the 10th of November 2023, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 735 Raised the Colors while a bugle played “To the Colors”, then “Taps”. The veterans present spoke in the classrooms on what Veterans Day meant to them. Veterans present included Marshall Riggall, Owen Buffaloe, Craig Nalley, Richard Hollingsworth, Kristin Larsen, Clint Hollingsworth, Steve Faulkner, Jim Payne, David Platt, Kai Morrison, Kermit Morrison, and Don Dover.

Mr Kelly Woods and Mr Richard Hollingsworth had the honor to present the “Korean War Ambassador of Peace Medal to Mr Bobby Dell Christiansen at his home in Aberdeen, Idaho with his family present on Veterans Day 2023.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 735 performs Honor Guard Duties at the 2023 Farm Bureau Salute to Idaho Veterans.

Last Rites for Dale Devoss, October 12, 2023

Last Rites for Jack Houghton, October 19, 2023

Last Rites for Eldon Rice, September 29, 2023

Last Rites for Eldon Bruce October 8, 2023

At our regular September 20th meeting, three members were recognized with certificates and silver medallions for their participation in Post 735 VFW Honor Guard ceremonies.

Left to right:  Kelly Woods, Owen Buffaloe, Kristin Larsen.

15th September 2023 Friday Military Rites @ Fallsview Cemetery, American Falls, Idaho @ 2938 McKinley Road, @ 12:40 p.m. for Mr. Damian Jacobson – Army.

CSgtM Robert Dischinger, Marine – Owen Buffaloe, Retired USAF David Platt, Army Aviation – Kermit Morrison, Army Aviation Richard Hollingsworth, Senior Chief Mike Evans, ChiefMSgt Lynn Hebdon, Marine Don Dover

Military Rites 16th Sep. Saturday @ Mtn View for Frank Wegner – Navy (Wills FH).

Ken Medley, Kermit Morrison, Robert Dischinger, David Platt, Lynn Hebdon, Richard Hollingsworth.

Mr. Stan Brangham, Military Rites Thursday, August 24th 2023 @ Rest Lawn Cemetery @ 3 p.m.

From left to right:

Dan Stoddard, Mindi Anderson, Kristin Larson, David Platt, Kay Fries, Jan Heinz, Brenda Dickman, Clint Hollingsworth, Bud Smalley, Connie Brangham, Don Roth, Jim VanOsdol, Don Dover, Clifton Phillip, Owen Buffaloe, LCPL Nathan Davis, CSgtM Robert Dischinger, Cmdr. Marshall Riggall, SCPO Mike Evans, Richard Hollingsworth.

1st Sept. 2023 — Military Rites for Jack Safari – Army: from left to right: Kelly Woods, Richard Hollingsworth, Owen Buffaloe, Don Dover, Kermit Morrison, Ken Medley, Mike Evans, Kristin Larson, James Payne, Clint Hollingsworth, Steven Hollingsworth, Robert Dischinger.

The Pocatello Veterans Honor Guard is open to veterans of all services.  Founded in 1954, the PVHG provides ceremonial activites including: Last Rites, Flag raising, Flag retirements, parade honor guards, and other activities as requested.  Requests for PVHG activites may be requested from Richard Hollingsworth, PVHG Commander at 208-221-0077. 

The Pocatello Veterans Honor Guard provides services for Pocatello and the surrounding area. 

Kermit Morrison, Don Roth, David Platt, Clint Hollingsworth and Don Dover were presented certificates acknowledging their participation in community activities.

Below are various pictures of the PVHG performing their ceremonies in all seasons.

Pocatello Veterans Honor Guard leading the 4th of July Parade in Pocatello, 2023.

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