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Some U.S. generals have earned a native Alaskan tribal name, but one just became the first in military history to earn multiple.
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Several Army soldiers earned Medals of Honor for actions taken during the Battle of Little Bighorn. Here, we’re highlighting two and reminding you what that battle was all about.
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Another Native American to earn the Medal of Honor did so by leading his platoon to a decisive win during the Korean War.
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The Defense Department takes a moment to honor the rich contributions Native American service members have made in defense of the nation.
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Photo: Reggie Salisbury, an 87-year-old Army veteran and member of the American Ex-Prisoners of War – Lowcountry Chapter, reflects on his military experience at his home in Ridgeville, S.C., Sept. 14, 2012. Salisbury was a scout for a Native American Comanche code talker named Charlie Wall and is a veteran of the Invasion of Normandy and Ex-POW. (U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tom Brading/Released)

Reggie Salisbury, an 87-year old Army vet and ex-POW, talks about his experience during the D-Day invasion.
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