Fund created for Lakota soldier killed in Iraq
Monday, November 24, 2003

A memorial fund has been created in honor of Pfc. Sheldon Hawk Eagle, a Lakota soldier killed in Iraq.

Eagle, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and 16 others died when two Blackhawk helicopters crashed on November 15. He was 21.

Donations can be sent to:
Pfc. Sheldon Hawk Eagle
University Federal Credit Union
PO Box 8222
Grand Forks ND 58202
(701) 777-2274

Services for Hawk Eagle take place today in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation and tomorrow at Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, South Dakota.

Get the Story:
Hawk Eagle fund established (AP 11/24)
Memorial tribute set for S.D. soldier (The Rapid City Journal 11/22)

Related Stories:
Lakota soldier dies in Black Hawk crash in Iraq (11/18)

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