Flags lowered for Code Talker

June 29th, 2012 at 1:31 pm by under Latest Posts

Flags are flying at half-staff today for Frank Chee Willeto, a Navajo Code Talker to died June 23.

Willeto, who served in the South Pacific during World War II, is being buried at the Santa Fe National Cemetery today.

Gov. Susana Martinez ordered the flags lowered from sunrise to sunset today.

Willeto also served as vice president of the Navajo Nation government.

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