• Apache Scout Kessay mounted on the parade field, in the early 1940s."

    Apache Scout Kessay

    Apache Scout Kessay mounted on the parade field, in the early 1940s."

  • Left to Right: Corporal Jim Lane, John Rope, and Kassey Y-32. Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, 1942."

    Army Code Talkers

    Left to Right: Corporal Jim Lane, John Rope, and Kassey Y-32. Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, 1942."

  • Sergeant Sinew L Riley is teaching his son, Larrie H. Indian wood lore. Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, 1942."

    Soldier Teaching Son

    Sergeant Sinew L Riley is teaching his son, Larrie H. Indian wood lore. Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, 1942."

  • Front Row, left to right: Roderick RedElk, Simmons Parker, Larry Saupitty, Melvin Permansu, Willie Yackeschi, Charles Chibitty and Willington Mihecoby.  Back Row, left to right: Morris Sunrise, Perry Noyebad, Ralph Wahnee, Haddon Codynah, Robert Holder, Albert Nahquaddy, Clifford Ototivo and Forrest Kassanavoid. (not pictured: Elgin Red Elk and Anthony Tabbytite)"

    Army Code Talkers

    Front Row, left to right: Roderick RedElk, Simmons Parker, Larry Saupitty, Melvin Permansu, Willie Yackeschi, Charles Chibitty and Willington Mihecoby. Back Row, left to right: Morris Sunrise, Perry Noyebad, Ralph Wahnee, Haddon Codynah, Robert...

  • Comanche code-talkers of the 4th Signal Company 
 (U.S. Army Signal Center and Ft. Gordon)
"

    Comanche Code Talkers

    Comanche code-talkers of the 4th Signal Company (U.S. Army Signal Center and Ft. Gordon) "

  • Family and friends mourn Army Spc. Lori Ann Piestewa during a memorial dedication ceremony at White Sands Missile Range Nov. 4. Piestewa, a 23-year-old Hopi Native American from Tuba City, Ariz., was the first American servicewoman killed in action in Operation Iraqi Freedom. From left are her Army roommate, former POW Jessica Lynch; her mother Priscilla "Percy" Piestewa;  and her children: Carla, 4, and Brandon, 5. Piestewa and Lynch were among members of the 507th Maintenance Company from Fort Bliss, Texas, ambushed near Nasiriyah, Iraq, on March 23, 2003. The missile range planted a bur oak on the lawn of the enlisted soldiers' barracks in Piestewa's memory."

    Family and Friends Mourn Army Spc. Lori Ann Piestewa

    Family and friends mourn Army Spc. Lori Ann Piestewa during a memorial dedication ceremony at White Sands Missile Range Nov. 4. Piestewa, a 23-year-old Hopi Native American from Tuba City, Ariz., was the first American servicewoman killed in action in...

  • Lori Piestewa shares a moment with a fellow soldier before being deployed from Ft. Bliss, Texas, in this Febuary 18th, 2003 photo."

    Lori Piestewa

    Lori Piestewa shares a moment with a fellow soldier before being deployed from Ft. Bliss, Texas, in this Febuary 18th, 2003 photo."

  • Lori Piestewa's father, Terry, greets new friends at a reception at the Frontier Club"

    Lori Piestewa's Father

    Lori Piestewa's father, Terry, greets new friends at a reception at the Frontier Club"

  • Lori Ann Piestewa's children, Carla, 4, and Brandon, 5, play with GameBoys during a reception for their grandparents at the Frontier Club Nov. 3. The Hopi Tribe of Arizona has established a memorial fund for the children."

    Lori Ann Piestewa's Children

    Lori Ann Piestewa's children, Carla, 4, and Brandon, 5, play with GameBoys during a reception for their grandparents at the Frontier Club Nov. 3. The Hopi Tribe of Arizona has established a memorial fund for the children."

  • Keith Edaakie of the Nawetsa Dancers from Zuni Pueblo performs the Eagle Dance at the foot of a memorial bur oak planted in front of the Army enlisted barracks. The tree was dedicated during a ceremony Nov. 4 to honor the life and sacrifice of Army Spc. Lori Ann Piestewa of the 507th Maintenance Company from Fort Bliss. Piestewa was Native American from the Hopi community in Tuba City, Ariz., and the first female Soldier killed in action in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    Nawetsa Dancers from Zuni Pueblo Perform

    Keith Edaakie of the Nawetsa Dancers from Zuni Pueblo performs the Eagle Dance at the foot of a memorial bur oak planted in front of the Army enlisted barracks. The tree was dedicated during a ceremony Nov. 4 to honor the life and sacrifice of Army...

  • A member of Nawetsa Dancers from Zuni Pueblo performs a buffalo dance at the Native American Heritage Month Luncheon Thursday at the Frontier Club.

    Nawetsa Dancers from Zuni Pueblo Perform

    A member of Nawetsa Dancers from Zuni Pueblo performs a buffalo dance at the Native American Heritage Month Luncheon Thursday at the Frontier Club.

  • First Sergeant Pascal Cleatus Poolaw, Sr. served this country through three wars, and gave up his life in Vietnam.

    First Sergeant Pascal Cleatus Poolaw, Sr.

    First Sergeant Pascal Cleatus Poolaw, Sr. served this country through three wars, and gave up his life in Vietnam.

  • In a formal ceremony at the Pentagon on November 20, 2001, Don Rumsfeld presented Mr. Chibitty with the Knowlton Award in recognition of his significant contributions for the military intelligence efforts.

    Charles Chibitty

    In a formal ceremony at the Pentagon on November 20, 2001, Don Rumsfeld presented Mr. Chibitty with the Knowlton Award in recognition of his significant contributions for the military intelligence efforts.

  • Apache Scout William Major with an officer of the 25th Infantry in the 1930s."

    Apache Scout

    Apache Scout William Major with an officer of the 25th Infantry in the 1930s."

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