Post 125 conducts military honors at the Chauncey Eagle Horn Memorial in Okreek, SD. Pfc. Eagle Horn was killed in action at Croix Rouge Farm by Chateau Thierry, France in 1918.


Oldest Native American Legion post carries out 100-year-old tradition on Memorial Day

Chauncey Eagle Horn-Philip Iyotte Post 125 - Rosebud, SD

Chauncey Eagle Horn-Philip Iyotte Post 125 of Rosebud, S.D. (est. 20 December 1919), visited 21 cemeteries across the Rosebud Reservation, home of the Rosebud Sioux (Lakota) Nation. At each cemetery a prayer was said, volleys fired and taps sounded by a live bugler. This is a tradition that has endured for the last 100 years, since the end of WWI. There used to be six cemeteries visited by our grandfathers, using a team and wagon to travel. We visit 21. The American Legion is proud to carry on this great tradition honoring our war dead.

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