Steve Russell
6/12/15
The United States Army celebrates its 240th birthday on June 14, dating the beginning of organized American arms from that date in 1775, when the Second Continental Congress declar...
Tanya H. Lee
10/24/14
A daughter and granddaughter of Vietnam, World War II and World War I veterans, Stephanie Birdwell, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, brings understanding and passion to her job as the ...
Steve Russell
12/11/13

I signed up for a four-year military hitch in 1964 and volunteered for Vietnam a year later. I spent that four-year hitch becoming more and more disillusioned about the war I had been so eager to fight....

Steve Russell
11/11/13

Armies are instruments acting out the will of politicians. So I have always understood, but Plains Indians back in the day had a different understanding. You could tell a leader not by his regalia, but by whether anybody was following....

Dr. Dean Chavers
8/31/13
I never liked Ronald Reagan and still don’t. The fact that he tear-gassed me had a little to do with it. But it wasn't personal...
Johnny Rustywire
8/17/13

It was summertime in the Chuska Mountains on the Navajo rez and everyone was living up in their sheep camps. There were some boys who had put in a full day of work and were heading back down to the valley below. It was 1968....

Dr. Dean Chavers
6/29/13
I flew 138 missions in the B-52 in Vietnam. It took me four tours and almost three years to do it. I was there 17 months in 1966, 1967, and 1968...
Erik LeDuc
6/22/13
Theodore Harvey's a modest man that lives simply...
ICTMN Staff
6/13/13
The Cherokee Nation honored three veterans, including renowned Indian artist Donald Vann and two Iraq War veterans, with the Cherokee Medal of Patriotism at its June Tribal Council...

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