SD bridge near Pierpont to be dedicated in honor of U.S. Army Warrant Officer Roger S. Cameron

SD bridge near Pierpont to be dedicated in honor of U.S. Army Warrant Officer Roger S. Cameron

The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting a State Bridge Dedication Ceremony today (October 7, 2023) to honor U.S. Army Warrant Officer Roger S. Cameron.

The ceremony will be at 2:30 p.m. (CT) at the Community Building in Pierpont (311 W. Main Street).

The Mud Creek Bridge on SD HWY 27, at Lake Pierpont, will be dedicated to WO1 Cameron.

Cameron distinguished himself while serving as a helicopter pilot gunner. His fire team was sent to My-Tho, Vietnam on January 31, 1968, and came under immediate attack by enemy .50 machineguns. Cameron was killed while engaging the enemy.

Naming bridges in honor of our combat veterans who died while serving their country is an initiative of Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota Departments of Military, Transportation, and…


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