DEATH / OBITUARIES :Family and friends are mourning the death of Joe Vandever Sr who recently passed away.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Joe Vandever Sr. Joe was a Navajo Code Talker, an elite group that used their native tongue to transmit unbreakable codes & turn the tide of World War II. Last night, I spoke on the House floor about Joe’s bravery & sacrifice. #AZ01 pic.twitter.com/7vxnECNnOb