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Honored Navajo veterans (pictured from left to right): Arnold Maryboy, Bruce Williams (WWII veteran), Yolanda Swift, and Dustin Bedonie were honored May 2 with the presentation of an American flag and pins in appreciation for their devoted military service (Photo by Somana Yaiva/NHO).

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Navajo Nation Gulf War veterans honored

Navajo Veterans Affairs, Western Agency also holds veterans workshops

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Department of Navajo Veteran's Affairs, Western Navajo Agency Veterans Organization recently hosted a workshop to address federal benefits for veterans and their dependents. The event was held in Flagstaff to spread information about what types of services are offered to Navajo veterans upon their return home. During the workshop, four Gulf War veterans were honored with pins and a burial flag, which is considered a great honor to receive.