Calendar of Events – 2022

September 2022

Mon, 8
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

August 2022

Mon, 5
Color Guard Duty

Doreen Shul

Burial Services at 12:00 pm, at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Wed, 3
Color Guard Duty

Unaccompanied Veterans  

Burial Services at 12:00 pm, at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Mon, 1
Color Guard Duty

Sargent Aaron F. Lurz, Served from 2006 to 2012, Purple Heart

Burial Services at 10:00 am, at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Mon, 8
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

July 2022

Fri 22
Color Guard Duty

Sgt John Stekae, died at the age of 66

Burial service at 12:00 pm at the National Yellowstone Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Mon, 11
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Fri, 8
Color Guard Duty

Jose Riojas, Enlisted in 1970 served in country (Vietnam) as a wireman

until 1972. Born May 1948 – Died May 2022

Service will be held 11:00 am; Friday, July 8, 2022 at Yellowstone National

Cemetery, Laurel, Montana

June 2022

Monday 27
Color Guard Duty

James Christopher Ulrich, Born June 1993 – Died June 2022

Enlisted in the Marine Corps on June 2012

Funeral Service, 10 am, Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Sunday 26
Color Guard Duty

Pioneer Park, Billings, MT

Flag Presentation at 7:00 pm

Mon 14
Color Guard Duty

Adult Resource Alliance Heights, Billings, MT

Flag Presentation at 11:30 am

Mon 13
Color Guard Duty

PFC Joseph Goldade, January 1930 – May 2022

PFC Goldade interment will be on June 13, 2022,

at 12.00 pm at the Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Mon, 13
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

May 2022

Mon, 30
Memorial Day Services

Starts 0700 hours – Riverside Cemetery

1000 hours – Mount View Cemetery

1200 hours – National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Mon, 20 – 22
Montana State Dept MCL Convention to be held in Hamilton, MT

Mon 20
Color Guard Duty

Lester Hudson

Enlisted in the Marine Corps in December 1973 

Funeral Services May 20, 2022 at 1300 hours at Mountview Cemetery, Billings, MT

Mon 16
Color Guard Duty

Robert Allen (Bob) Smith

Serviced in the Marine Corps from 1954 to 1957

Funeral Services May 16, 2022 at 1300 hours at Calvary Cemetery, Billings, MT

Mon, 9
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

April 2022

Wed 20
Color Guard Duty

Unaccompanied Veterans 

Military honors to be held Wednesday at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT at 12:00 pm

Mon, 11
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

March 2022

Fri, 18
Color Guard Duty

Hasten Folk Jr; Born 01/1939 died 03/2022

Enlisted in the Army 1958 until 1963; was a member of the US Marine Corps Seal Team 5

in Laos and Cambodia prior to US entry in to Vietnam War

Service to be held at the Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT; Friday, March 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Mon, 14
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

February 2022

Mon, 14
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Mon 7
Color Guard Duty

Jackie Allen Keierleber, Serviced 1970 to 1972; February, 1952 to December, 2021 

Military honors to be held Monday, 02/07/22 at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT at 1:30 pm

Wed 2
Color Guard Duty

Unaccompanied Veterans 

Military honors to be held Wednesday at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT at 12:00 pm

January 2022

Fri 21
Color Guard Duty

Robert R. Clark

Military honors to be held Friday at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT at 2:00 pm

Thr20
Color Guard Duty

Michael Mars

Military honors to be held Friday at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT at 2:00 pm

Sat 8
Color Guard Duty

Lee Black; Born June 1936 – December 2021

Military honors to be held Saturday at Elk Lodge 934 Lewis Ave, Billings, MT

Mon, 10
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Calendar of Events – 2021

December 2021

Thursday 30
Color Guard Duty

Richard McDonnell Schiltz; a Vietnam Veteran, March 1946 – December 2021

Military honors to be held at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Sat, 18
Color Guard Duty

The Wreath Ceremony at the Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT; 10:00 am

Mon, 14
Toys for Tots Give Away

The I and I staff are short handed and will need assistance giving the toys away. The event will take place at the Metra Park

Mon, 13
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

November 2021

Mon, 8
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Mon, 11
Color Guard Duty

9:30 am Flag Presentation at VFW

October 2021

Sat 22
Color Guard Duty

Sgt Eugene F. Schaul served from 1955 to 1958; February, 1938 to February 2021 .

Interment was held at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT on October 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Mon, 11
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Sat 2
Color Guard Duty

Flag Presentation for Huntley Homesteader Day.

Flag Presentation at 1:00 pm, Worden, MT

September 2021

Thr 30
Color Guard Duty

Philip G. Angel, March 1938 to September 1

Interment will be at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT on Sept 30, 2021 at 2 pm

Fri 24
Color Guard Duty

Gene Bell, WWII Veteran; Iwo Jima Survivor; June 1926 to Sept 9, 2021

Interment will be at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT on Sept 24, 2021 at 1 pm

Mon, 13
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Tue 7
Color Guard Duty

Keith L. Kinkade, April 1941 to August 2021

Interment will be at Yellowstone Valley Memorial Park, 11:00 am, Billings, MT

August 2021

Mon, 9
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Wed 25
Color Guard Duty

Unclaimed fallen veterans 

Memorial Services at 10:00 am, Thursday July 15th at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

July 2021

Fri 9
Color Guard Duty

Flag Presentation for Huntley Homesteader Day.

Flag Presentation at 6:00 pm, Worden, MT

Mon, 12
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Fri 15
Color Guard Duty

“Gary Witford”.

Memorial Services at 10:00 am, Thursday July 15th at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Fri 16
Color Guard Duty

Flag Presentation for the Montana State Games.

Presentation at 7:00 pm, Friday July 16th at Senior High School, Billings, MT

Thru 22
Color Guard Duty

Keith M. LaBard; January 1937 to July 16, 2021; Korea Veteran 1958 to 1963.

Services to be held at the Huntley Cemetery at 11:00 am; July 22, 2021.

Fri 30
Color Guard Duty

Carl Sprengehmeyer

Services to be held at the Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT at 9:00 am; July 30, 2021.

Fri 31
Color Guard Duty

Martin Johnke, February 1928 to February 2020; 

Services to be held at Flatwillow  Cemetery, Flatwillow, MT at 1:00 pm; July 31, 2021.

June 2021

Thu 24
Color Guard Duty

Flag Presentation; Symphony in the Park; Pioneer Park 

Flay Presentation at 6:00 pm at Pioneer Park

Fri 4
Color Guard Duty

Leroy “Lee” George Bell; Oct 1949 to May 2021, Vietnam Veteran (2 Purple Hearts).

Memorial Services at 1:00 pm, Friday June 4th at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Mon, 14
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

May 2021

Mon, 10
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Mon, 10
Color Guard Duty

John Joseph Vernon Pereau (1934 – 2021), Honorable Discharge from the Marine Corps 1962.

Services at 1:00 pm, Monday May 10th at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Fri, 14
Color Guard Duty

Lance Corporal Richard Eugene Phelps, February, 1951 – April 3021.

Services at 2:00 pm, Friday May 14th at Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Mon, 24
Color Guard Duty

Davis Aaron Woundedface, July 1945 to May 2021. Served in the Army from 1966 to 1968.

Funeral Services at 11:00 am, Monday May 24th; Graveside Service at Turnsplenty Cemetery, Pryor, MT

April 2021

Mon, 12
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Wed, 14
Color Guard Duty

Michael John Heins (1942 to 2021); Vietnam Veteran

Services at 12 pm, Wednesday April 16 at Yellowstone National Cemetery

March 2021

Mon, 8
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Mon, 12
Color Guard Duty

Larry Edward Pinnow (1948 to 2021); Vietnam Veteran, serviced F4 Phantom Jets

Services at 11 am, Friday March 12 at Yellowstone National Cemetery

Fri, 19
Color Guard Duty

Christopher Henry Reimer (1948 to 2021); Vietnam Veteran

Services at 1 pm, Friday March 19 at Yellowstone National Cemetery

Sat, 20
Color Guard Duty

Nicholas Reyna; Operation Desert Storm Veteran

Serviced 20 years in the Marine Corps and 20 years with the Yellowstone County Sheriff as a Deputy

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, March 20, 2021

Sat, 27
Color Guard Duty

Bill “Willie” Dimich, a Korea Veteran 

Enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1952 and returned home to help run the family Pepsi-Cola Bottling business

Funeral services will be held at Mountview Cemetery at 9 am, Saturday, March 27, 2021

Memorial services will be held at 3 pm Saturday, March 27 at the Pepsi-Cola Bottling plant

February 2021

Mon, 8
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Friday 26th
Color Guard Duty

James “Jim” Thomas Krieg; July 19, 1940 to February 17, 2021

Past Commander of Eugene Sara Detachment, US Marine Corps League

Military Honors at Fort Rockvale Cemetery February 26, 2021

January 23

Mon, 11
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Saturday 23 
Color Guard Duty for Jesse Guellar

10 am Mass at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Billings, MT

11:30 am Holy Cross Cemetery

Calendar of Events – 2019

September 2019

Mon, 09
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Mon, 12
Color Guard Duty for Thomas Reynolds a Korean Veteran

11:15 Saint Bernard Church, Billings, MT

Mon, 15
Color Guard Duty

Flag Presentation

9:30 am, Montana Zoo, Billings, MT

October 2019

Mon, 14
Eugene Sara Detachment Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment monthly meeting to be held at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

November 2019

Sat, 02
US Marine Corps Ball

The US Marine Corps Ball will be held this November 2, 2019, 200 tickets will be sold on a first come first bases.  The tickets will cost $65.  Once I learn the location I will post it.

Mon, 11
Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFW, 637 Anchor Ave, Blgs, MT

Mon, 12
Color Guard Duty

Honoring MSgt Jerry B. Scherer, USMC, who was called to his last duty station to guard the streets of heaven; MSgt, Scherer served in Korea and Vietnam

Friday, 29
Toys for Tots

Walmart

December 2019

Mon, 09
Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFS, 637 Anchor Ave, Billings, MT

Calendar of Events – 2020

January 2020

Thursday 02
Color Guard Duty, 1 pm Smith West Chapel, 304 34th Street West

Gary Lee Hankel, Jr

Monday 13

Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFS, 637 Anchor Ave, Billings, MT

February 2020

Monday 10

Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFS, 637 Anchor Ave, Billings, MT

Friday 14

Color Guard Duty

12:30 pm Herbert Livingston, founding member of the Eugene Sara Detachment, Billings, Montana will be laid to rest today at Mountain View Cemetery.

Monday 24

Color Guard Duty

2:00 pm David Davenport will be laid to rest today at Yellowstone National Cemetery, 2 pm.

March 2020

Monday 9

Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFS, 637 Anchor Ave, Billings, MT

July 2020

Monday 13

Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFS, 637 Anchor Ave, Billings, MT

Monday 20

Color Guard Duty

Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, Montana

Norman Thomas

Monday 21

Color Guard Duty

Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, Montana

Jean-Paul Thiel

Monday 21

Color Guard Duty

Rockvale Cemetery, Montana

Robert Snell

August 2020

Monday 10

Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFS, 637 Anchor Ave, Billings, MT

Saturday 22

Color Guard Duty

Sunset Cemetery, Billings, Montana

Henry Charles Harmoning

September 2020

Monday 14

Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFS, 637 Anchor Ave, Billings, MT

Friday 25

Honor Guard Duty

Sunset Cemetery, Billings, Montana

Betty Schaff

Friday 25

Honor Guard Duty

Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Fredrick Lindt

Saturday 26

Honor Guard Duty

Captain Clark Fishing, Custer, MT

Delmar Voegele

October 2020

Monday 12

Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFS, 637 Anchor Ave, Billings, MT

Tuesday 6

Honor Guard Duty

Custer Battlefield National Monument Little Bighorn Battle field, MT

Grant Bulltail

Monday 12

Honor Guard Duty

Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Florentine Thomas (Tom) Angel

November 2020

Tuesday 3

Honor Guard Duty

Winfield Russell, (Ve’kesoh no’kaestse (One Bird)

Northern Cheyenne Tribe

Yellowstone National Cemetery, Laurel, MT

Monday 9

Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFS, 637 Anchor Ave, Billings, MT

December 2020

Tuesday 1

Honor Guard Duty

Donald D. Weigum; 2:00 pm; Terrace Gardens Cemetery, Billings, MT

Friday 11

Honor Guard Duty

Calvin C. Jefferson, Jr.  1 pm, Fairview Cemetery, Hardin, MT

Monday 14

Eugene Sara Detachment Monthly Meeting

1900 hrs (7 pm) Eugene Sara Detachment will hold it’s monthly meeting at the VFS, 637 Anchor Ave, Billings, MT

Saturday 19

Honor Guard Duty

Wreath across America honoring fallen veterans

9:30 am Yellowstone National Cemetery  

Wednesday 30

Honor Guard Duty

Thomas A. Winkler

Funeral Service at 1:30 pm; Sunset Memorial Gardens