Hayden accepting nominations for 2017 distinguished military veteran

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The city of Hayden’s Veterans Commission will again honor a local distinguished military veteran on Saturday, Nov. 11, during the Hayden Veterans Day Ceremony.

The chosen veteran will be the individual who best epitomizes the spirit of “Duty, Honor, Country” both during his or her tour of military service and in continued service to the Hayden community. Selection will be made by the Hayden Veterans Commission.

The honored veteran may be from any branch of the military (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard), be male or female and have been enlisted, a warrant officer or a commissioned officer. All candidates must possess an Honorable Discharge and have no felony convictions. The chosen veteran must agree to participate in the Hayden Veterans Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11:00 a.m., as well as the Military Appreciation Parade during Hayden Days on Saturday, July 28, 2018.

Those wishing to nominate a veteran for this honor should submit a one- or two-page biography describing the highlights of the candidate’s military experience and subsequent continued service to the local community. Send all information to the city of Hayden Veterans Commission, ATTN: Distinguished Veteran Committee, 8930 North Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835. All nominations for this year must be received by Oct. 6.

For more information, visit our website at www.cityofhaydenid.us or call (208) 209-1080.

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