Pitts is currently the ninth living Medal of Honor recipient.
“The MSVA is always there, and that’s the main reason I got involved,” McLafferty said. “If it weren’t for the MSVA and the Veterans’ Center, honestly I would have transferred out of Mizzou.”
The MU Veterans Center has provided services for veteran students since 2007.
The proposed memorial would contain a kiosk and an engraved wall.