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“From the Revolutionary War to present-day missions around the world, American Indians and Alaska Natives have contributed and continue to contribute greatly to national defense.
These patriotic Americans have served our military forces and participated in every major conflict since the time General George Washington enlisted their help in America’s fight for independence.”

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A service member teaches other service members about Native American heritage.
Native American, Alaska Natives in Singapore Celebrate Heritage Story

A woman poses for a photo on a ship.
Proud Navajo Sailor Passes on Traditions, Values Story

Medal of Honor blog
Medal of Honor Recipient Led Platoon to Victory During Korean War Story

Navy Chief Petty Officer James E. Williams is presented the Medal of Honor.
Sailor Leads Patrol to Victory After Uncovering Enemy Operation Story




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