National Navajo Code Talkers Day Becomes A Legal State Holiday In Arizona

National Navajo Code Talkers Day will be a legal state holiday in Arizona every year going forward. Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation making it official Monday. If August 14th falls on another other day than Sunday, the following Sunday will be observed as the holiday. “The Navajo Code Talkers are American heroes,” said Governor Ducey. […]

Today Is National Navajo Code Talkers Day

Today is National Navajo Code Talkers Day. In the proclamation written by President Ronald Reagan, he wanted today to be a “day dedicated to all members of the Navajo Nation and to all Native Americans who gave their special talents and their lives so that others might live.” In World War Two, code talkers played […]

Navajo Code Talker William Tully Brown Passes Away, Only Five Members Remain

Another member of the Navajo Code Talkers has died. Marine William Tully Brown passed away Monday morning in Winslow at the age of 96. His death marks the third Code Talker since May 10th to pass away. Brown enlisted in 1944 and was honorably discharged in 1946 and received numerous medals for his service. In […]

Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Passes Away At 97-Years-Old In Chinle

Another member of the Navajo Code Talkers has passed away. Fleming Begaye passed away Friday morning at the age of 97 at his home in Chinle. Begaye survived the Battle of Tarawa, when his landing craft was blown up and he had to swim to the beach to survive. He also landed at the Pacific […]