President Ben Shelly to Speak at the National Navajo Code Talkers Day Commemoration Ceremony on Sunday

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President Ben Shelly
Vice President Rex Lee Jim
THE NAVAJO NATION

CONTACT:
Charmaine Jackson
Communications Director
Office of the President & Vice President

Office: (928) 871-7884
Cell: (928) 637-5507
charmainejackson@navajo-nsn.gov

Media Advisory
August 12, 2011

President Ben Shelly to Speak at the National Navajo Code Talkers Day
Commemoration Ceremony on Sunday

The 2011 National Navajo Code Talkers Day will be held in collaboration with the president’s declaration of Navajo Nation Code Talker Week, August 14-19, 2011. President Shelly will present a memorial wreath and proclamation on Sunday, August 14 at the Navajo Veterans Park in Window Rock. He will deliver the opening ceremony speech with the following guests of honor listed below.

 
7:30 a.m.         
Reveille & Flag Raising
 
9:00 a.m.         
Parade of Colors
 
10:00 a.m.       
Commemoration Ceremony with opening remarks by Navajo Nation President Ben                                     
Shelly followed by guest speakers: Colonel Jay R. Vargas, (Ret.) Congressional Medal                           
of Honor, Captain Lenny Lopez, and United States Marine Corps and Keith Little, USMC 4th                                     
Marine Division-WW II and president of the Navajo Code Talkers Association.

For more information, please call Wanda Arviso at: 505-870-2314 or email at: wanda@navajocodetalkers.org.


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Charmaine R. Jackson
Communications Director

THE NAVAJO NATION
Office of the President & Vice President
P.O. Box 7440
Window Rock, Arizona 86515
 
Office: (928) 871-7884
Cell: (928) 637-5507
Fax: (928) 871-4025
Email: charmainejackson@navjo-nsn.gov
Website: www.navajo-nsn.gov

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