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He was a hero among many in the Navajo Nation who utilized his special skills, unique talents and native language to help win the war against the Japanese during World War II.
On the 74th anniversary of D-Day, Penobscot tribal elder Charles Norman Shay returns to the beaches of the Normandy Landing.
Ah-nee Christie served for seven years as a field artillery firefinder radar operator. She deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Duke is the second oldest living Comanche Vietnam War Veteran and one of only six Comanches to earn the second highest military enlisted grade of E-8.
Air Force Veteran Shenandoah D. Ellis-Ulmer served for 21 years and attained the rank of master sergeant.
Navy Veteran R.D. Dickens participated in Operation Deny Flight.
Marine Corps Veteran Raymond Nauni was one of the first Comanches to serve in Vietnam.
Sammie W. Yahola is an Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War.
Michael Dennis Nestell is an Army Veteran who served from 1997 to 2017.
Army Veteran Paul Anderson Tate Sr. served from 1966 to 1968 in the Vietnam War.
Army Veteran Lanny G. Aspermy was one of the first Native Americans to serve in Vietnam.
Army Veteran William C. Tarcypokeadooah served from 1918 to 1919 during World War I.
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Last updated November 28, 2022
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