NPR: Native Americans have long tradition of service in US military
"Native-Americans have been influential in the U.S. military for more than 200 years. They assisted George Washington, served during the War of 1812 and have continued to defend the country into the 21st century. Host Michel Martin has a Veteran's Day conversation with photojournalist Steven Clevenger about his new book "America’s First Warriors: Native Americans and Iraq" and Native-American veteran Lt. Bill Cody Ayon."

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Native Americans Have Long History Of Military Service (NPR 11/11)