Apr 1, 2013

Lance Cpl. Nicholas Kien, a rifleman serving with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, shows Samuel Tsosie, a retired Marine who served as a Navajo Code Talker during World War II, an M16 service rifle here at Camp San Mateo, March 27, 2013. Tsosie's visit to the battalion gave some of the younger Marines an opportunity to learn about an important aspect of the Corp's heritage. Tsosie served with 2nd Bn. 5th Marines, in multiple battles including Peleliu, Okainawa, and Cape Gloucester.

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