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Veteran's banner is a tribute to American Indians who served


November 11, 2020

Patricia Logan

Pvt. Joe Pacheco was an American Indian from New Mexico who served in WWII.

Pvt. Joe Pacheco was a WWII soldier, a father, an American Indian and much more. His son, who shares his name, wanted to honor him for all those things, so he and his brothers got him a banner as part of the Niwot Veteran's Banner Project.

"You don't see a lot of praise for those American Indians, no matter what tribe you're in, that had joined the service and fought for their country," Joe Pa...

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