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Going Home At Last

GOING HOME AT LAST May 24, 2023 The Office of Army Cemeteries (OAC) is honoring the requests of the family members to disinter the human remains of five Native American students from the Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The decedent names are: Edward Upright from the Spirit Lake Tribe, Amos LaFramboise from the Sisseton […]

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Jesse Paul & Nez Perce

Jesse Paul & Nez Perce As a young child, Jesse Paul (Ka-khun-nee, Black Raven) encountered significant trauma in his life. His father and all five of his siblings died in the Nez Perce War of 1877. After the tribe surrendered, Jesse and his mother were sent to exile camps at Fort Leavenworth, then Baxter Springs,

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Oklahoma sports legend Jim Thorpe named recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom

The Oklahoma great is considered by many as the greatest athlete of all time