Navajo Nation soldier proud to carry on family military tradition

Delshayne John, a member of the Navajo NatIon, is proud to carry on his family's military tradition.

John, 21, is a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. Two of his granduncles were also in the Marines and served as Code Talkers during World War II.

“I’m really proud of the legacy that my ancestors set for me and I just hope that I can amount to a fraction of what they were,” John told Marine Corps News.

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