National Navajo Code Talkers Day
Host a Community Celebration 8/14/2022

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Please help us recognize our Navajo Code Talkers!

In 1982, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed National Navajo Code Talkers Day, on August 14th.

 Join us for the 80th anniversary of the Navajo Code Talkers either in-person or on social media.

Would you like to host a community event for National Navajo Code Talkers Day?


400 Navajo men were recruited during World War II as Code Talkers, an elite group of U.S. Marines who developed an unbreakable code using their native language, a code the Japanese never broke. Today, there are only four survivors: Thomas H. Begay, John Kinsel Jr., Samuel Sandoval, and Peter MacDonald Sr., all of them older than 90 years old. (read more)

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Attend National Navajo Code Talkers Day in person


The official National Navajo Code Talkers parade will be at  Tse Bonito, NM. 


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