WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Flags will be lowered across the Navajo Nation in honor of another Navajo Code Talker who has died.
Tribal officials announced Wednesday that Alfred James Peaches died last Saturday at a Flagstaff hospital at age 90.
As usual, the United States Marine Corps showed up first.
And come Christmas, a whole lot of Yakima Valley kids will be glad they did.
But the Marines weren't the only ones who rolled into Steve Hahn Volkswagen-Kia-Mercedes Benz for the sake of this year's Toys for Tots drive Friday morning...
Nick Kimmel, a 22-year-old Marine from Moses Lake and triple amputee (due to injuries he sustained last December while serving in Afghanistan after stepping on an I.E.D.), was honored before Thursday night's game two of the 2012 World Series in San Francisco.
Lance Cpl. Kyle C. Cameron of Yakima has received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with combat distinguishing device from the commanding general of 2nd Marine Division (Forward), Brig. Gen. Lewis Craparotta, during an awards ceremony.