“Army pays first-ever tribute to American Indians; ceremony honors service of veterans dating back to Revolutionary War.”

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Lopez, Pablo. “Army pays first-ever tribute to American Indians; ceremony honors service of veterans dating back to Revolutionary War.” The Fresno Bee (California) 18 November 1997 (Home Edition): Telegraph section p. A6.  581 words.

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Discusses a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery at which the Army honored American Indians who have served in military defense of the United States.  Focuses on Rory Curtis Eddings, who attended the ceremony.  Eddings, from Pembroke, has served in the Army for nineteen years and is now first sergeant in the charge of a gun-and-horse platoon.  Rory's father (Randolph Eddings Sr.) served in the Army; his brother Randolph, Jr. in the Navy, and his sister Corro Rosa in the Air Force.

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