Newsletters 2010 to 2003

“A million Marines cannot take Tarawa in a hundred years.”

Japanese Admiral speaking before Marines took island in 3 bloody days

Newsletters 2003 to 2010

Newsletters from 2003                                        Please click on the link to view each newsletter.
Issue Month Selection Editor Subject of interest in issue.
January Newsletter Vol 10 #4  Gary Randel  General Business & planning for Valentine Dinner
February Missing from inventory
March Newsletter Vol 10 #10 Bob Smith Work on Coffee Wagon, annual Picnic, general business.
April Newsletter Vol 10 #7 Bob Smith Memorial Tree and New Coffee Wagon sign up.
May Newsletter Vol 10 #8 Bob Smith Bylaws revised & Vets fishing at Stan’s.
June Newsletter Vol 10 #9 Bob Smith National Convention in Spokane, State Convention in Lewiston.
July No newsletter due to summer hiatus.
August No newsletter due to summer hiatus.
September  Newsletter Vol 11 #1 Ken Johnson New editor lots of local membership info.
October Newsletter Vol 11 #2 Ken Johnson Lots of local membership info.
November Newsletter Vol 11 #3 Ken Johnson Birthday celebrations.
December  Newsletter Vol 11 #4 Ken Johnson Christmas Party and planning for Quinn Conference.
Newsletters from 2004                                        Please click on the link to view each newsletter./span>
Issue Month Selection Editor Subject of interest in issue.
January Newsletter Vol 11 #5 Ken Johnson Quinn Conference  and self defense class for members.
February Newsletter Vol 11 #5 Ken Johnson Presidents Day Dinner and election of first Adjutant/Paymaster.
March Newsletter Vol 11 #6 Ken Johnson Local membership info.
April Newsletter Vol 11 #7 Ken Johnson Officer elections, Va volunteer hours recognized.
May Newsletter Vol 11 #8 Ken Johnson Installation of Officers.
June Newsletter Vol 11 #9 Ken Johnson Last issue before summer.
July No newsletter due to summer hiatus.
August No newsletter due to summer hiatus.
September Newsletter Vol 12 #1 Ken Johnson Veteran’s Olympics & Veterans Stand down.
October Newsletter Vol 12 #2 Ken Johnson Local membership info.
November Newsletter Vol 12 #3 Ken Johnson Veterans Parade & VAMC Christmas Party, Quinn Conference planning.
December Newsletter Vol 12 #4 Ken Johnson Christmas Party
Newsletters from 2005                                           Please click on the link to view each newsletter.
Issue Month Selection Editor Subject of interest in issue.
January Newsletter Vol 12 #5 Ken Johnson Local membership info.
February Newsletter Vol 12 #6 Ken Johnson Local membership info.
March Newsletter Vol 12 #7 Ken Johnson Local membership info.
April Newsletter Vol 12 #8 Ken Johnson Local membership info.  Pre State Convention Salmon ID
May Newsletter Vol 12 #9 Ken Johnson State Convention Coeur d’ Alene, VA Parking Lot BBQ
June Newsletter Vol 12 #10 Ken Johnson 4th of July Parade and Coffee wagon at rest stop, June, July & August.
July No newsletter due to summer hiatus.
August Newsletter Vol 13 #1 Ken Johnson National Convention Cleveland, Ohio, Detachment Picnic
September Newsletter Vol 13 #2 Ken Johnson Veterans Olympics, Local membership info.
October Newsletter Vol 13 #3 Ken Johnson VA Parking Lot Party
November Newsletter Vol 13 #4 Ken Johnson MC Birthday Ball & Ceremony at Veterans Home, event at Military History Museum, Veterans Parade.
December Newsletter Vol 13 #5 Ken Johnson Annual Christmas Party, Gifts to ladies at Veterans Home
Newsletters from 2006                                       Please click on the link to view each newsletter.
Issue Month Selection Editor Subject of interest in issue.
January Newsletter Vol 13 #6 Ken Johnson Local membership info
February Newsletter Vol 13 #7 Ken Johnson Local membership info
March Newsletter Vol 13 #8 Ken Johnson At airport returning marine.
April Newsletter Vol 13 #9 Ken Johnson Attended awarding of Medal of Honor to Marine Barten of Civil War. VA Home Volunteer Dinner.
May Newsletter Vol 13 #10 Ken Johnson VA Home Parking Lot Party. Department Convention, Jackpot.
June Newsletter Vol 13 #11 Ken Johnson Kuna Flag Day Parade
July No newsletter due to summer hiatus.
August Newsletter Vol 14 #1 Ken Johnson Local membership info.
September Newsletter Vol 14 #2 Ken Johnson Homeless Standdown, Detachment Picnic Phillippi Park, VA Home Veterans Olympics, Last Coffee at Mike’s Restaurant.
October Newsletter Vol 14 #3 Ken Johnson Began Coffee Klatch at Quin’s, VA Home Parking Lot BBQ.
November Newsletter Vol 14 #4  Ken Johnson Veterans parade, Marine Corps birthday, general business.
December Newsletter Vol 14 #5 Ken Johnson Christmas party, Toy for tots, local membership info.
Newsletters from 2007                                        Please click on the link to view each newsletter.
Issue Month Selection Editor Subject of interest in issue.
January Newsletter Vol 14 #7 Ken Johnson Local and National membership info.
February Newsletter Vol 14 #8 Ken Johnson Auxiliary Spaghetti Feed, local and National membership info.
March Newsletter Vol 14 #9 Ken Johnson Local membership info.
April Newsletter Vol 14 #10 Ken Johnson Department Pre-Convention Salmon ID.
May Newsletter Vol 14 #11 Ken Johnson Department Convention
June Newsletter Vol 14 #12 Ken Johnson Local membership info
July No newsletter due to summer hiatus.
August Newsletter Vol 15 #1 Ken Johnson Local membership info
September Newsletter Vol 15 #2 Ken Johnson Local membership info
October Newsletter Vol 15 #3 Ken Johnson Young Marine unit event info, local membership info.
November Newsletter Vol 15 #4 Ken Johnson Local and National membership info.  Birthday celebration at VA Home and Grove Hotel.
December Newsletter Vol 15 #5 Ken Johnson Christmas Party
Newsletters from 2008                                        Please click on the link to view each newsletter.
Issue Month Selection Editor Subject of interest in issue.
January Missing from inventory
February Missing from inventory
March Missing from inventory
April Newsletter Vol 15 #6 Ken Johnson Pre-Convention in McCall,
May Newsletter Vol 15 #7 Ken Johnson VA Home Spring Parking Lot Party, Department Convention in Boise, Memorial Day Events
June Newsletter Vol 15 #8 Ken Johnson Coffee Wagon, Scholarship Fund named for Fred V. Kee.
July No newsletter due to summer hiatus.
August No newsletter due to summer hiatus.
September Newsletter Vol 16 #1 Don Griffith Coffee Wagon, VA Home Veterans Olympics
October Newsletter Vol 16 #2 Don Griffith VA Home BBQ,
November Newsletter Vol 16 #3 Don Griffith Missing In Action ceremony, Veteran’s Day Parade, Nov 10th Cake Cutting ceremony and November 11th, Veteran’s Day ceremony  Idaho State Veteran’s Home
December Newsletter Vol 16 #4 Don Griffith Christmas Party for Detachment and VA Home
Newsletters from 2009                                        Please click on the link to view each newsletter.
Issue Month Selection Editor Subject of interest in issue.
January Newsletter Vol 16 #5 Don Griffith Local interest to membership.
February Newsletter Vol 16 #6 Don Griffith Local interest to membership.
March Newsletter Vol 16 #7 Don Griffith Local interest to membership.
April Newsletter Vol 16 #8 Don Griffith Local interest to membership, Pre-convention Salmon, Idaho
May Newsletter Vol 16 #9 Don Griffith Swearing in new Officers, Spring Parking Lot Party VA Home, Department Convention in Coeur d’Alene, Memorial Day services
June Newsletter Vol 16 #10 Don Griffith VA Welcome Home, Prepare to submit bit for National Convention.  Eagle Scout Award presented.
July Newsletter Vol 16 #11 Don Griffith 4th July Parade, Coffee Wagon
August Newsletter Vol 16 #12 Don Griffith Detachment Picnic Juniper Ranch
September Newsletter Vol 16 #13 Don Griffith Veterans Olympics, Coffee Wagon
October Newsletter Vol 16 #14 Don Griffith NW Division Conference in Boise, Fall Parking Lot Party VA Home,
November Newsletter Vol 16 #15 Don Griffith Birthday Ball and Cake ceremony VA Home, Veterans Day Parade
December Newsletter Vol 16 #16 Don Griffith Christmas Party Detachment & VA Home.  Dedication Ceremony at Herbert A. Littleton Nampa Post Office
Newsletters from 2010                                        Please click on the link to view each newsletter.
Issue Month Selection Editor Subject of interest in issue.
January Newsletter Vol 16 #17 Don Griffith Quin & Marine Expo Oceanside, CA.
February Newsletter Vol 16 #18 Don Griffith Local interest to membership.
March Newsletter Vol 16 #19 Don Griffith Local interest to membership.
April Newsletter Vol 16 #20 Don Griffith New Officer installation, Department Pre-Convention McCall, ID
May Newsletter Vol 16 #21 Don Griffith Vet fishing at Stan’s, State Convention Jackpot, NV., Memorial Day events, Spring Parking Lot Party
June Newsletter Vol 16 #22 Don Griffith Coffee Wagon, Gulf Scramble tournament for the St Lukes Children’s hospital. Local interest to membership.
July Newsletter Vol 16 #23 Don Griffith Coffee Wagon, Local interest to membership about National Convention..
August Newsletter Vol 16 #24 Don Griffith Coffee Wagon National Convention Greensboro, N.C., Detachment Picnic at Stan’s
September Newsletter Vol 16 #25 Don Griffith Coffee Wagon, VA Home Veterans Olympics, Local interest to membership about National Convention..
October Newsletter Vol 16 #26 Don Griffith Fall Parking Lot BBQ, NW Division Conference in Boise.
November Newsletter Vol 16 #27 Don Griffith Birthday Ball and Cake ceremony VA Home, Veterans Day Parade, Local interest to membership about National Convention..
December Newsletter Vol 16 #28 Don Griffith Christmas Party, Local interest to membership about National Convention..

“Guadalcanal is no longer merely the name of an Island. It is the name of the graveyard of the Japanese Army.”

Major General Kawaguchi Imperial Army 1943