Long overdue recognition for Arizona's Navajo Code Talkers.
Arizona Central reports Gov. Jan Brewer, joined by several Code Talkers on Wednesday, held a private ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 1099, which unanimously passed both houses of the Legislature earlier this year.
Photo from – 30th Anniversary of National Navajo Code Talkers Day; Governor Brewer attends an event in Window Rock to honor the Code Talkers for their heroism and ingenuity during WWII.
August 14th is the anniversary of Japan's unconditional surrender and the end of WWII. The date has been a national commemoration of Code Talkers since 1982, when President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation honoring them.