ICTMN has learned that Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith has passed away. The news was announced by the Our Navajo Code Talkers Facebook page earlier today. Smith, 89, from Gallup, New Mexico, walked on this morning, April 17.
Smith along with his Code Talker comrade Bill Toledo recently visited Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico to speak with the Airmen about their experiences in World War II. Read about that by clicking here. To learn more about the Code Talkers, visit their website by clicking here.
Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson
President Barack Obama gives a high-five to a rider as he and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki welcome the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride to the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2013.