U.S. Army Europe observes Native American Heritage Month

November 22, 2011

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs

HEIDELBERG, Germany -- The U.S. Army Europe Equal Opportunity Office will host a Native American Heritage Month Observance Nov. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wilson Theater on Nachrichten Kaserne in Heidelberg.

Native American cultural exhibits are also on display at the Patrick Henry Village Library and School Aged Services building in the Community Support Center here.

“To this day, 24 American Indians have earned the Medal of Honor for their courage and devotion to our nation,” said Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh. “We are proud of the lasting contributions American Indians continue to make as Soldiers, civilians, veterans and family members in our profession that will benefit our nation and Army for many years to come.”

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