Veteran Memorials & Military Monuments
Gallup Veterans Memorial
photo by Elmo Baca
The city of Gallup, NM has completed a series of monuments dedicated to the service men and women of McKinley County. The various pillars honor veterans of World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam, Gulf Wars, World War II Navajo Code Talkers, and more. The plaza is located in historic downtown Gallup in front of the McKinley County Courthouse. Included in the memorial is an individual column that honors Hiroshi "Hershey" Miyamura, the only American of Japanese heritage in the Korean War to receive the nation's highest combat award, the Medal of Honor, currently living in Gallup.
Second St. and Aztec Ave. | Gallup, NM 87301