South Dakotan part of push to build memorial in California
Loudner, a Crow Creek tribal member who lives near Mitchell, and retired Brig. Gen. Stan Brown hope to change that.
They are heading an effort to build a memorial at the Riverside National Cemetery in California that would honor the contribution of Native American military veterans. At the Western Indian Gaming Conference last month in Palm Springs, Calif., the two men sought support for the project.
For more on Native veterans, see The Way of the Warrior and Native Version of The War.