2017 Veterans Salute

The 2017 Veterans Salute magazine is now available. In this years edition, we salute the Purple Heart recipients of Canyon County.

2016 Veterans Day Articles


With his emotional support dog Sargent by his side, Greg Bradley said Wyakin Warriors has provided a way for him to transition from a life on the battlefield to a life back in the U.S.

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Sandra Rollings says she notices two extremes when it comes to attitudes toward veterans: One that is too eager with worship and praise, and one that views veterans as broken and mentally unstable.

With one end of a climbing rope thrown up over the rafters in his garage and the other tied into a noose around his neck, Trevor Hill stood three years ago questioning if suicide was his best option in life.

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It should come as no surprise that the president of the Wyakin Warrior Foundation is a veteran — but he is also known among service members for his abilities as a cartoonist.

2014 Salute Articles

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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In a quiet, scenic southeastern Boise housing community, Bob Parrish is living his third life. The first two — childhood in Chicago, young adulthood in southeast Asia — he left behind a long time ago.

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They’d been driving for 13 hours, trusting their driver as he deftly weaved around motorists and pedestrians and through towns and rice paddies.

Saturday, December 07, 2013

The Greatest Generation is a phrase coined by television newsman Tom Brokaw to describe the men and women who fought World War II at home and on the front. The U.S. military casualties exceeded 400,000, and while the nation mourned those deaths, they celebrated the fact that 16 million membe…

On Veterans Day, the United States Postal Service released stamps depicting the Medal of Honor and including photos of the living recipients on the stamp sheet. Included in the photo is Boise native Arthur J. Jackson, one of 464 recipients whose names are included in the Medal of Honor World…

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The military memorabilia and scale-model bombers that dominate a room in John Hug’s west Meridian home do double duty as office décor and historical timeline. Hug flew everything from biplanes to big jets in a 30-year U.S. Air Force flying career bookended by World War II and the Vietnam War.

The Idaho Press-Tribune has written countless stories about the Warhawk Air Museum in the past 25 years. The following is a compilation of several of those stories with reporters Mike Butts, Dusty Parnell and Justin Dalme contributing to this. Many thanks to the Warhawk Air Museum, volunteer…

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