2/18 NHHR BOD meeting in Gallup, NM

All riders are welcome to attend the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders meeting on February 18, 2018, Sunday at 10am – 12 noon.
Location: Comfort Inn, 1440 W. Maloney Ave, Gallup, NM

Get involved in planning the 16th Annual Navajo Hopi Honor Run from May 17 – 20, 2018. We would like to hear your suggestions and help us plan a successful honor run. Questions call: 928-421-1166
Email: info.nhhr@gmail.com

01/16 Funeral Escort for Pvt. Gerald Charley, U.S. Army – Chinle AZ

  • For Tuesday January 16, 2018- Chinle Arizona

    Funeral Escort for PVT. GERALD V. CHARLEY, U.S ARMY VETERAN

    The family of our hero has humbly requested for the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders with invitation to surrounding riding community for a funeral escort for their son, brother, father, nephew, grandson, grandfather and our hero and It will be our honor to do so.

    Mr. Gerald Charley served with the United States Army during the time the Gulf War took place, Gerald proudly stood for his people during his time of service as well as when he traveled with other Navajo Veterans as they volunteered and supported the water rights with the Sioux Nation in North Dakota. Gerald leaves behind six daughter’s and a grandson.

    Staging/Service details for 01.16.2018
    Service: 1000 at Chinle Potters House Christian Center, Navajo Route 7 & Hwy 191, Chinle, AZ 86503.

    Staging will be after services are concluded. Mr. Charley will then be escorted to his final resting place at Chinle Veterans Cemetery.

    A reception to follow where Mr. Charley’s life will be celebrated at  Cottowood Chapter House.

    ON BEHALF OF THE NAVAJO HOPI HONOR RIDERS, WE ARE THANKFUL FOR PVT. GERALD CHARLEY’S  COURAGEOUS SERVICE, HIS GREAT SACRIFICES AND HEROISM. WE EXTEND OUR SINCERE AND DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE CHARLEY FAMILY.  OUR HEARTS AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE FAMILIES OF OUR WARRIOR.  THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICES TO OUR GREAT NATION. MAY YOU NEVER BE FORGOTTEN AND MAY YOU FOREVER REST IN PEACE.  THANK YOU HONOR RIDERS IN ADVANCE  FROM ALL RIDING COMMUNITIES FOR YOUR SUPPORT DURING THIS TIME. FREEDOM IS NOT FREE. GOD SPEED
    -NHHR

2/24- 73rd Anniversary Iwo Jima Flag Raising

SACATON, AZ –  On Feb.24, 2018, Saturday the 73RD ANNIVERSARY IWO JIMA FLAG RAISING and Military Parade and Flyover to begin at 8:30am. Ceremonies to follow at the Matthew B. Juan, Ira H. Hayes Veterans Memorial Park in SACATON, Az.

Luncheon hosted by American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 84 with St. Peter Church and School. Event Sponsored by American Legion Ira H. Hayes Post No. 84 and Auxiliary Unit No. 84.  All public and Veterans Groups are welcome.
More info go to: www.irahayespost84.org

SAVE THE DATE! WE ALWAYS LOOK FORWARD TO THIS EVENT.

1/13 Funeral Escort for Sam Valdez

SHIPROCK, NM- The family of Sam Valdez a Veteran of US Army is requesting for a funeral escort. Valdez served in the Army during WWII, 31st Division. Recipient of the Asiatic/ Pacific Campaign Medal. He was patriotic and proudly served his Country and Dine people.

Sam was the last elder Veteran in Blanco Canyon where he lived. Sam was a well known rancher in the surrounding communities and he loved his tractor and being out amongst his animals.

Funeral Date: Saturday, January 13, 2018
Staging Location: Desert View Funeral Home Shiprock, NM at 7:30AM
KSU: Promptly at 8:00AM
Destination: OASIS CHURCH, 1601 N. Dustin Ave., Farmington, NM
Route: Hwy 64 to Farmington – Apache Street to Auburn Street them onto Oasis Church.

On behalf of Navajo Hopi Honor Riders we send our sincerest condolences to the family during this difficult time. Thank you for your service sir and God speed.

1/11 Funeral escort for Sam Little in Phx

PHOENIX, AZ – Funeral escort for Sam Little, Senior Chief Petty Officer, US Navy, served during WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam Conflict, 24 years. His date of birth is recorded as December 31, 1920 in Coconino County, north of the old Cow Springs Trading Post.  Sam peacefully passed away on January 3, 2017.

Sam’s love of his family, his faith, his value of education, and dedication to his service in the military will live in perpetuity with those who were touched by his life.

A funeral service will be held 11:30 AM, Thursday, January 11th, 2018 with a viewing one hour prior at the the Papago Ward of the Church of Jesus of Latter-Day Saints on the Salt River Reservation, 1816 North Extension Road in Scottsdale, Arizona followed by burial at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 North Cave Creek Road, in Phoenix, Arizona.

1/7 NHHR Board Meeting

WINDOW ROCK, AZ – SUNDAY, JANUARY 07, 2018

Official ANNOUNCEMENT from NHHR – Please feel free to forward or share.

Board of Directors Meeting: All Honor Riders, Supporters, Veterans and Families welcome.

Date: Sunday January 07, 2018
Time: 1:00P.M
Place: Quality Inn Restaurant, Window Rock AZ.
Discussions will include planning for the 2018 16th Annual Navajo Hopi Honor Run. Agenda to be provided at meeting. Official Announcement of our Annual Ride in May will also be presented.

About us: We are a group of individuals brought together to support the military service personnel: Past and Present. Riding for those who can’t by remembering that “Freedom Is Not Free” Honoring Blue star and Gold star families.

Navajo Hopi Honor Riders, Inc.
PO Box 266
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Email: info.nhhr@gmail.com
Phone number: 928-421-1166

We hope to see you there! Please share!

 

1/3 Funeral escort for Sgt. Marvin Etsitty

CHINLE, AZ – Wednesday January 03, 2018

Funeral Escort for Sgt. Marvin Etsitty

Attention Honor Riders, A funeral escort request has been made by the Etsitty family to help honor our Hero by escorting him to his final resting place. Sgt. Etsitty served 8 years in the U.S. Army, He was last stationed in South Korea. Our sincerest and deepest condolences are with family during this time. Silver Creek Mortuary are in charge of funeral arrangements.

Staging details For 01.03.2018

Staging: 0800 at Silvercreek mortuary, Tse Bonito NM, honor escort will be to Chinle Catholic Church.
Services will begin at 1000, after services are concluded Mr. Etsitty will be escorted to Chinle Veterans Cemetery.

On behalf of NHHR, we thank Sgt. Marvin Etsitty for his service to our Great Nation. May he now Rest In Peace and may he never be forgotten . God Speed.

1/4 Funeral Escort for Tommy Toddy, LCPL

CHINLE, AZ – The family of the late Tommy Toddy, LCPL requested an honor escort to his final resting place.

Tommy served six years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Tommy graced everyone with his smile, and he was willing to help anyone.

Staging: Chinle LDS Church at 10:30am
KSU: 11:00 am or promptly after services have concluded
Route: Chinle LDS Church to Chinle Veterans Cemetary (south on Hwy 191).

On behalf of Navajo Hopi Honor Riders we will keep the family in our thoughts and prayers. Thank you for your service sir and good speed.

12/28/2017 Funeral Escort for U.S.M.C LCPL Danon Slim Jim- Tsaile AZ

For Thursday December 28, 2017- Tsaile AZ

Funeral Escort for U.S.M.C LCPL Danon Slim Jim,

Attention Honor Riders, a funeral escort request has been made by the family of our hero. The Jim family has lost a great man, brother, friend, father and a Veteran. Not only was Danon’s life taken but also his daughter, Shynoah Jim. Danon served four years in the United States Marine Corps and did 2 years in Iraq. He was honorably discharged in 2005. He was an employee at Diné College also a member of the White Eagles Gourd Society.

Staging Details for 12.28.2017
weather: Sunny, Hi 53º Lo 24º

Staging: 0830 @ Silver Creek Mortuary Tse Bonito NM. KSU: 0900, honor escort will be from Tse Bonito to Lukachukai LDS Church in Tsaile AZ. -Route 12, westbound.
On behalf of the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders we extend our deepest and sincerest condolences to the family. Thank you sir for your service and our Freedom. May you now Rest In Peace and May you Never Be Forgotten. God Speed.