Memorial Day 29 May 2017 2PM, Montana Veterans Memorial, Great Falls, MT

The ceremony features guest speakers, color guard, and bands.


Memorial Day, 29 May 2017

2pm, Montana Veterans Memorial, Great Falls, MT

Welcome Dwayne Nelson, Chairman, MT Veterans Memorial Assoc. (MVMA)
Master of Ceremonies Richard Liebert, Lt. Col (Ret, USAR), MVMA
Presentation of the Colors Malmstrom AFB Honor Guard, Veterans groups
Invocation Deborah D. Hughley, CPT, USAF, Malmstrom AFB
National Anthem Great Falls Community Gospel Choir
Pledge of Allegiance ‘Boot Camp’ & Vet Court graduates, Junior AFROTC cadets
Keynote Speaker
Diane Carlson Evans, Captain, US Army Nurse Corps, Vietnam
God Bless America
Great Falls Community Gospel Choir
Remarks from Congressional delegation
The Honorable Jon Tester, U.S. Senate, Michael Winters
Fallen Montana veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Salute Great Falls Shrine Band Pipers
Bagpipe Salute
Great Falls Shrine Pipe Band pipers
Benediction Allan Carpenter, Priest, Cascade Branch, Jesus Christ Church, LDS
Taps Marine Corps League

Montana Veterans Memorial Association Days of The Stars and Stripes Display

B9317456724Z.1_20150525202324_000_GG1AT36EB.1-0The American Flag, The Flag of the State of Montana and The POW MIA Flag on site fly proudly everyday of the year.

The thirteen American Flags will be flown along Montana Veterans Memorial Drive as follows:

  • President’s Day      ~     3rd Monday in February
  • Armed Forces Day     ~     3rd Saturday in May
  • Memorial Day     ~     Last Monday in May (2PM ceremony)
  • Flag Day     ~     June 14
  • Independence Day     ~     July 4
  • Labor Day     ~     1st Monday in September
  • Veteran’s Day     ~     November 11 (11 AM ceremony)
  • Also on such days as proclaimed by The President of the United States
  • All flags will be flown at half-staff as follows:
  • Peace Officer’s Memorial Day     ~     May 17  until sunset
  • Memorial Day     ~     until noon (2PM ceremony)
  • Patriot Day     ~     September 11  until sunset
  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day     ~     December 7  until sunset

Flags will also be flown at half-staff as directed by The President of the United States

If you would like to honor a Veteran with a tile, please call Montana Veterans Memorial Association
Gift cards are available.
406 454-9070

TILES WILL BE INSTALLED IN THE FALL BEFORE Veterans Day 2015 and added to the tile search database for the public.



We have installed a new kiosk at the Memorial to help you locate tiles. 

Touch the screen to activate it, then enter the first three letters of the last name.

The screen will show which Memorial Panel the tile is located in.

If you have questions or concerns, please call Montana Veterans Memorial Association at 454-9070.


 If you wish to make a donation to Montana Veterans Memorial Association, please contact:

PO Box 3524
Great Falls, MT  59403
406 454-9070

No other entity collects money on our behalf, nor do we solicit funds via telephone, e-mail or mail.