Army leader cherishes heritage, honors Native American contributions

Army leader cherishes heritage, honors Native American contributions
Brig. Gen. Douglas Lowrey, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Sean Rice, right, unfurl the one-star flag during Lowrey's promotion ceremony at the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command headquarters, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Photo credit Richard Bumgardner

Brig. Gen. Doug Lowrey could trace his origins of his Native American ancestry to a two-by-four piece of plywood in his grandmother’s Oklahoma home.

His grandmother had a poster board bearing the names of Lowrey’s American Indian ancestors.

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