American Indians in the U.S. Army

Wednesday November 9, 2005

To commemorate November being National American Indian Heritage Month, the Army hompepage (www.army.mil) 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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Events

The Veterans Day Eternal Light Ceremony will be held at the Eternal Light Monument in Midtown Manhattan, November 11.

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 www.nationsdayparage.org.

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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.

Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker
Chief of Staff, United States Army

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