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Navajo Nation honors fallen warriors and their families with proclamation

Navajo Nation honors fallen warriors and their families with proclamation

KOB Web Staff
Updated: September 27, 2020 11:39 AM
Created: September 27, 2020 11:34 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Navajo Nation tribal officials issued a proclamation that designates the last Sunday in September as Navajo Nation Gold Star Families Day. The day will honor Navajo families who have lost a family member while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.

"There are countless mothers, fathers, brothers,  sisters, and others who have lost a loved one serving our country, including our Diné warriors," said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is a press release. "For them, we offer our condolences and prayers of strength and comfort as we grieve together and remember all of the contributions of our military families."

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Gold Star Families Day will be held in conjunction with the National Gold Star Mother's Day.

To view a video message from President Nez in honor of Gold Star Families Day, click here.


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