Wednesday’s Hero – PFC Edmond Harjo

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PFC. Edmond Harjo

PFC. Edmond Harjo
96 years old
from Seminole, Oklahoma
195th Field Artillery Battalion
November 24, 1917 – March 31, 2014
 

U.S. Army

We’ve sadly lost yet another Code Talker. Edmond A. Harjo was the last surviving Code Talker for the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma. Back in November of 2013, 33 tribes were honored in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. with the Congressional Gold Medal for their contribution in the war, Harjo was the only living Code Talker to attend. You can read more about PFC. Harjo here

This post was suggested by Greta

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero.

Those Who Say That We’re In A Time When
There Are No Heroes, They Just Don’t Know Where To Look

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