Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to hold All Nations Veterans Cemetery dedication
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe - Department of Veterans Affairs
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting a dedication for their new All Nations Veterans Cemetery on Monday July 29th, 2019 at 10 a.m. The location of the newly constructed cemetery is 10191 Highway 6 McLaughlin, South Dakota 57642. This historical event has been years in the making and will solidify a place to honor veterans, both past and present, with the newly constructed cemetery.
There will be a presentation on Sunday July 28th at 5 p.m. at the Wakpala School in Wakpala, South Dakota located at 12250 SD-HWY 1806. The presentation will feature various speakers who will cover the history, design, and cultural aspects of the cemetery.
The dedication on Monday July 29th at 10 a.m. will include posting of the colors, congressional comments, honored guest speakers, and a military flyover followed by lunch. The dedication will close with the first time raising of the colors. The dedication and presentation are open to the public.
For any questions or inquiries, please contact the Department Of Veterans Affairs at (701)854-8527.