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Ira Hamilton Hayes – Gila River Pima

Paratrooper US Marine Corps, World War II 1923-1955 Ira Hayes was born in Sacaton, Arizona, on January 12, 1923. He was a member of the Gila River Pima, Akimel O’odham tribe when he enlisted in the U.S. Marine… Read More

Kent Ware, Sr. – Kiowa

Tech Sergeant and Aerial Gunner, US Army Air Corps, World War II 1922-2004 Kent Ware, Sr., was born in Chickasha, Oklahoma, on September 29, 1922. He was a member of the Kiowa Tribe and a member of the… Read More

Gregory L. Vincent – Salt River Pima

Sergeant, US Army As a young boy, Gregory Vincent said he was bound for the military. “Growing up as a kid I was always playing with toy soldiers, model planes and ships, and watched every war movie possible,”… Read More