Navajo Code Talker, Sergeant Major Dan Akee, dies

Sergeant Major Dan Akee, one of the last Navajo Code Talkers, has died.

Sergeant Major Akee was born in 1922 and resided in Tuba City where he died on Friday morning, according to his granddaughter.

Akee saw action during World War II as a U.S. Marine on four Pacific Islands, including Iwo Jima.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Sergeant Major Dan Akee's family.

May he rest in peace.