George H. Kirk, Sr.
82 years old
3rd Marine Division
May 25, 1917 – October 28, 1999
George Kirk, Sr. was a Marine and a Navajo Code Talker who passed away in 1999. Recently his uniform was set to go up for auction but thankfully Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly heard about it and was able to get it returned to the tribe.
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These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so that we may get to enjoy our 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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