One of the final four Navajo Code Talkers who helped win WWII using their native language dies
Keith Little, one of the most recognizable of the four remaining Code Talkers, died Tuesday before his dream memorial museum to the code-makers was built.
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Honoring the Navajo Code Talkers on Veterans Day
Navajo Code Talker Lemuel Yazzie. AP Photo/Seth Wenig. Today, 13 of the famed Navajo Code Talkers from World War II will participate for ...
One of the last Navajo code talkers has died — NowThis
The last Mohawk Code Taker, who helped U.S. soldiers in WWII, has died at the age of 94. Louis Levi Oakes was one of roughly 24 members of the Mohawk tribe who helped American soldiers develop coded language to communicate during battle of WWII. Roughly 30 Indigenous languages were used in battle. The Navajo tribe is most often associated with code talkers. Oakes was born on the Mohawk territory of Akwesasne. Oakes served in New Guinea, the Philippines, and the south Pacific. For decades, he
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On Memorial Day 2011, three Navajo Code Talkers were present at a ceremony in their honor at Veterans Memorial Park in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The occasion was brought about by a donation by Danny Montoya, who purchased bricks for the Walk of Honor for each of the 29 original Navajo Code Talkers. While the only surviving member of the original 29, Chester Nez, was unable to attend due to health problems, the three Code Talkers who did attend - Keith Little, Frank Chee Willetto, and Bill…
Honoring a Legend
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Chester Nez recieves an American flag from Pfc. Tiffany Boyd, at Code Talker Hall, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., April 4, 2014. The flag was flown over the Marine Corps War Memorial, on the first day of spring in honor of Cpl. Nez's attendace at the Platoon 382 Hall rededication. Cpl. Nez is the last of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kathryn K. Bynum/Released)
NRA-ILA | "Gunny" Helps Trigger The Vote
Most know him simply as "Gunny," but NRA Board member R. Lee Ermey is many things. The former Marine Corps drill instructor became a film star after his medical retirement from the Corps in 1972. Most remember his most notable role as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in the film "Full Metal Jacket," but Ermey has starred in dozens of movies and commercials. He is the spokesman for Glock, SOG Knives and Tools and Victory Motorcycles, and also finds the time to serve as an active member of the NRA…
Marine Corps Mascot Looks Like the Average Drill Instructor
In 1922 A bulldog was inducted into the United States Marine Corps by General Smedley Butler as a result of the Germans of WWI giving the Marines the name "Teufel-Hunden" or Devil Dogs. The dog was promoted to Sgt shortly thereafter and was named Sergeant Jiggs. He was promoted to Sergeant Major. This first of a succession of bulldogs died in 1927 and was buried with full military honors at Quantico, Virginia.
"Vaste, Huge, Stubborne, Ougly and Eager"
“For a good Mastive dogge, a case of bottles replenished with the best lickour, and pray proceur mee two good bulldoggs, and let them be sent by ye first shipp.” This sentence is thought by some to be the first mention of the “Bulldog” not only by its modern name, but as the distinctive name […]