Citizens of and visitors to Idaho Falls, ID on May 23 – 25, 2020 (Saturday through Monday) will experience an amazing display of patriotism with 1000 U.S. Flags flying atop 8 foot poles in perfect rows with the Snake River and Vietnam Memorial as magnificent backdrops.
Called the Field of Honor Memorial, this temporary display is a tribute to the strength and unity of Americans, veterans; currently serving military, first responders, fire fighter, law enforcement, personal heroes and victims of child abuse in the Snake River Valley in Eastern Idaho. Everyone is invited to join us and walk the awe inspiring display of flags free of charge. This is the perfect opportunity for all of us to unite as a community to remember, honor, and heal.
The Idaho Falls Exchange Club Foundation is hosting this event in cooperation with the Healing Field Foundation which supports communities like ours in producing such patriotic displays. The Field of Honor Memorial will fly during the 2020 Memorial Day weekend giving many Idahoans and out of state visitors the opportunity to see this moving display.
Call for Volunteers:
With the help of the entire community, the field below the Vietnam Memorial at Russ Freeman Park will be transformed into a sea of red, white and blue as volunteers gather to set up the flags for display. Individuals and civic groups are encouraged to volunteer as teams to help staff the Field of Honor Memorial event.
This is a great opportunity for you to participate in a community-wide event.
Volunteers will be needed to work the Information Booth and assist visitors at the Field of Honor Memorial during the day from May 23rd through May 25th.
Volunteer of various abilities, ages, and skills will also be needed for many other tasks. Volunteers must be 13 years of age unless supervised by an adult.
Volunteers Needed for:
Set up Flags – May 22nd starting at 10:00am Russ Freeman Park.
Information Booth – May 23rd, 24th and 25th – 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Assist Visitors – May 23rd and 25th – 10:00am to 8:00pm.
Take Down Flags – May 25th starting at 3:30pm.
To become an event volunteer please complete this form: