2013-11-29 / Community Events

Native American Heritage celebrated



D.J. “Eagle Bear” Vanas, a member of the Odawa Nation and a former U.S. Air Force officer, addresses an assembly in Alexander Hall Wednesday, as a featured National Native American Indian Heritage Month speaker, offering some thoughts from his book, “The Tiny Warrior.” 
Photo by Bill Bengston / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office D.J. “Eagle Bear” Vanas, a member of the Odawa Nation and a former U.S. Air Force officer, addresses an assembly in Alexander Hall Wednesday, as a featured National Native American Indian Heritage Month speaker, offering some thoughts from his book, “The Tiny Warrior.” Photo by Bill Bengston / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office

1st Sgt. Muriel Arroyo, Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Soldier Support Institute, Fort Jackson, visits with D.J. “Eagle Bear” Vanas, a member of the Odawa Nation and a former U.S. Air Force officer, who was the featured speaker at an assembly to recognize National Native American Indian Heritage Month. Vanas autographed copies of his book, “The Tiny Warrior.” 
Photo by Bill Bengston / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office 1st Sgt. Muriel Arroyo, Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Soldier Support Institute, Fort Jackson, visits with D.J. “Eagle Bear” Vanas, a member of the Odawa Nation and a former U.S. Air Force officer, who was the featured speaker at an assembly to recognize National Native American Indian Heritage Month. Vanas autographed copies of his book, “The Tiny Warrior.” Photo by Bill Bengston / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office

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