Bill Toledo and Albert Smith, right, Navajo Code Talkers, pose for a photo while visiting Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 30 - Feb. 1. These New Mexico natives visited the base to speak to Airmen and raise funds to enable their mission to preserve the code talker history, legacy and language.

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Bill Toledo and Albert Smith, right, Navajo Code Talkers, pose for a photo while visiting Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 30 - Feb. 1. These New Mexico natives visited the base to speak to Airmen and raise funds to enable their mission to preserve the code talker history, legacy and language.

Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith Walks On

ICTMN has learned that Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith has passed away. The news was announced by the Our Navajo Code Talkers Facebook page earlier today. Smith, 89, from Gallup, New Mexico, walked on this morning, April 17.

Smith along with his Code Talker comrade Bill Toledo recently visited Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico to speak with the Airmen about their experiences in World War II. Read about that by clicking here. To learn more about the Code Talkers, visit their website by clicking here.

Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson

President Barack Obama gives a high-five to a rider as he and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki welcome the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride to the South Lawn of the White House, April 17, 2013.

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