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Congressional Gold Medal

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Original Navajo Code Talker Visits North Texas

Being fluent in Navajo wasn’t considered an advantage until World War II. That’s when the U-S Military discovered the Navajo language could be used to create a code the enemy could never decipher.

CBS 11–10/13/2012

Tuesday, Leo Parros received  the nation’s highest civilian honor, The Congressional Gold Medal. (CBS 11 News)

Pioneering North Texas Marine Receives Overdue Honor

63-years years after his service to our country, Leo Parros received Tuesday the nation’s highest civilian honor, The Congressional Gold Medal.

08/28/2012