The city of Gallup, New Mexico has completed a series of individual column type 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, the World War II Navajo Code Talkers and more. The plaza is located in historic downtown Gallup in front of the McKinley County Courthouse.
Medal of Honor
Included in the memorial is a separate individual column solely dedicated to honor 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 and currently living in Gallup, New Mexico.