Nov. 30, 2017
Native American, Alaska Natives in Singapore Celebrate Heritage
Service members stationed in Singapore celebrated National American Indian Heritage Month and gave short presentations on American Indian and Alaska Native contributions at the Singapore area coordinator’s Cafe Lah Community Center.
Nov. 27, 2017
Proud Navajo Sailor Follows Her People’s Path
AT SEA ABOARD USS NIMITZ —
Proud of her Navajo Native American heritage, 18-year Navy veteran Petty Officer 1st Class Denise Alamo passes on her people's traditions and values to her children.
Nov. 16, 2017
Alaska Natives Defended Their Territory 75 Years Ago
KWETHLUK, Alaska —
When the Japanese raided and occupied parts of Alaska during World War II, the Army called on native Alaskans to defend the northern territory.
Aug. 2, 2017
Marine Follows Code-Talker Grandfather's Footsteps to Iwo Jima
A Marine Corps lance corporal climbed Mount Suribachi, Japan, located on the Iwo Jima island where her grandfather stood during World War II as one of six Navajo Code Talkers, a group of Native American service members who used their native tongue to communicate messages -- a language the Japanese never cracked.
June 7, 2017
New Memorial in France Honors Native American D-Day Sacrifice
SAINT-LAURENT-SUR-MER, France —
One of the few surviving American Indian World War II combat veterans returned to the country he helped to liberate to attend the dedication of a memorial in his honor.
May 23, 2017
Army Veteran Remembers Fallen Comrades in Iraq
On Memorial Day, Americans will remember U.S. service members who died while serving their country. Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Debra Kay Mooney said that on Memorial Day and every other day of the year, she remembers the fallen she served with in the Oklahoma Army National Guard.
May 11, 2017
National Native American Veterans Memorial to be Erected in Washington
The anticipated dedication of the National Native American Veterans Memorial is Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2020, according to Rebecca Trautmann, project manager of the memorial.