Amado Ante’s comrades pushed him into a ditch
where he crawled into the bushes and laid low until dark. Later that night
he was found by local civilians, who provided him with food, shelter and
conference, organized by the White House Office of Intergovernmental
Affairs, provided an opportunity to build relationships between the
administration, state, local, and tribal leaders who are leading efforts to better serve Veterans.
Veteran credits VA with not only
saving his life, but also his caregiver’s
enlisted with the U.S. Marine Corps as a 17-year-old in 1943. Like many of
his Navajo Code Talker comrades he lied to recruiters, claiming he was
20-years-old, while attending a school at Fort Wingate.
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