Veterans

Charles Dharapak/AP

A nursing home for veterans in Prescott ranks among the worst in the nation, according to data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Lenny Ignelzi/Associated Press

One of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers has died in southern Utah.

AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File

A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died.

Navajo Nation Council

The Navajo Nation has given approval to help fund a veterans facility in New Mexico that will prevent patients from having to travel far for care.

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Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye signed a bill this week to increase funding for the tribe’s veterans through Veterans Trust Fund. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’ll benefit housing and other assistance programs.


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