366th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
5/20/2014 - MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- The
366th Security Forces Squadron, combined with support from the Mountain
Home and Boise Police Departments, hosted a Peace Officers Memorial Day
retreat ceremony at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, May 15.
The event included a speech from Chief Nick Schilz from the Mountain
Home Police Department, the playing of "Amazing Grace" on bagpipes by
Lt. Rob Gallas from the Boise Police Department, a 21-gun salute, the
playing of taps and concluded with a formal military retreat ceremony
and flag folding.
The event came near the end of National Police Week, originally
established by President John F. Kennedy to recognize the contributions
of the nation's law enforcement personnel, as well as recognize those
who fell in the line of duty. The 366th SFS honored National Police Week
with a range of events including a Defender Challenge obstacle course,
an open house, pistol shoot and a "Ruck March to Remember."