Navajo Code Talker plaque dedicated in San Diego

By Geri Hongeva Special to the Times FLAGSTAFF On Saturday morning, Nov. 5, 2022, the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial in San Diego, Californ...

November 24, 2022
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By Geri Hongeva Special to the Times FLAGSTAFF On Saturday morning, Nov. 5, 2022, the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial in San Diego, California, conducted a dedication ceremony to add a Navajo Code Talkers plaque to its wall. Over 150 people were in attendance which was also livestreamed across the country. Special to the Times | Geri HongevaThe family of the late Sgt. Johnny R. Manuelito Sr., a World War II Navajo Code Talker. Leanna Manuelito-Mojado and Dolly Manuelito hold their father's photo stand for a photograph with Marines bulldog mascot named 'Manny' and his Marine handler.

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