American Indians in the U.S. Army

Wednesday November 9, 2005

To commemorate November being National American Indian Heritage Month, the Army hompepage ( ) has launched a microsite to honor American Indians in the U.S. Army.

This site may be viewed on the Army homepage American Indians in the U.S. Army .

Some of the features included in the site:

- American Indian Soldiers honored

- Army Code Talkers

- Comanche Heredity Chief Answers 'CALL TO DUTY'

- World War II Congressional Medal of Honor
Recipient Van T. Barfoot

- Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Corporal Mitchell Red Cloud Jr.

- Related links and videos

To learn more about American Indians in the United States Army, you can also look at the following sites:

Native American Women
with Military Service

Native Americans in the U. S. Army -Center for Military History

AFIS article-America Supports You: Wounded Warriors Join Native Americans for Powwow
20th Century Warriors: Native American Participation in the United States Military


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Active duty Soldiers, Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers from the tri-state area, will take part in this annual event. Event will include remarks by city officials and military leadership, followed by a wreath-laying and ceremonial rifle salute.
For more information, see .


Army veterans have served this Nation with honor and dignity. Freedom Team Salute is a way to recognize our veterans and show them just how much we appreciate the legacy of loyal service they have passed on to this generation of Soldiers.

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