Tag Archives: World War II
Navajo Code Talkers Day: The Life and Legacy of Chester Nez
Navajo Code Talkers Day on Aug. 14th honors the veterans who encrypted their Native language to provide… unbreakable code credited with helping the U.S. win the war.
Ira Hayes: Hero by Happenstance?
In many ways, Ira Hayes was just like many of us â€“ quiet, humble, and driven to do the best he could at what he did. In his case, this included critical service such as helping to raise the flag at Iwo Jima and serving among the many Navajo code talkers and other Native American veterans.
Honoring the Navajo Code Talkers
Navajo Code Talkers Day is on August 14 each year, and as we approach that date, we are thankful for their service and humbled by their sacrifices. We are also honored to work with the Navajo Nation to provide immediate relief and support long-term solutions for strong, self-sufficient Native American communities. Marking the date of […]
Memorial Day & Military Service: A Native Tradition
Native Americans have fought alongside the United States over the decades in many world wars and armed conflicts around the world.
Navajo Code Talker’s Day
NRC supports the Navajo Code Talkers with services as they celebrate National Navajo Code Talker’s Day on August 14th.