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Sheriff's posse honors fallen soldiers


September 9, 2021

Teri Garrett I Whitman County Sheriff's Posse

Whitman County Sheriff's Posse took part in an honor ceremony in Potlatch, Idaho.

POTLATCH, Idaho - The Whitman County Sheriff's Posse joined the Latah County Sheriff's Office in honoring the 13 fallen soldiers killed during the evacuation of Kabul, Afghanistan.

Posse members were joined by community members to honor the fallen soldiers, who died on Aug. 26, and active-duty soldiers, veterans, and first-responders at the Potlatch Veterans Memorial at Scenic 6 RV Park in Potlatch, Idaho.

The ceremony began with the National Anthem sang by Viola Resident Willow.

A mounted flag ceremony and formation were led by Latah County sheriff's deputy Justin Olsen in a patrol car and...

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