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IN LOVING MEMORY OF ARMY SGT. CLIFTON J. YAZZIE
JANUARY 20, 2018
~ IN LOVING MEMORY OF ARMY SGT. CLIFTON J. YAZZIE
FEBRUARY 20, 1982-JANUARY 20, 20016 KIA OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM “I DID MY DUTY, I PAID THE SUPREME PRICE, I PRAY YOU’LL REMEMBER MY SACRIFICE. MY LIFE WAS SHORT, I DID MY BEST. GOD GRANT ME PEACE IN MY ETERNAL REST” ON BEHALF OF THE NAVAJO HOPI HONOR RIDERS WE REMEMBER THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR OUR FREEDOM, THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES SO THAT WE AND OTHERS SHALL BE FREE. PLEASE KEEP THE FAMILY OF SGT. CLIFTON YAZZIE IN YOUR PRAYERS ALONG WITH ALL OF OUR FALLEN WARRIORS. SGT.
Clifton of Fruitland NM was assigned to the 1st Battalioon, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat team, 101st Airborne Division. He was killed on January 20, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Huwijah, Iraq. Also killed were: Staff Stg. Rickey Scott. Sgt. Dennis J. Flanagan and Spc. Matthew C. Frantz. Rest In Peace. To this date the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders host a yearly Navajo-Hopi Honor Ride to REMEMBER all KIA MIA POW and Veterans from the Navajo and Hopi Reservation which takes place every year in May. where we HONOR, REMEMBER and SUPPORT to the let the family of our Fallen know that their loved one is NOT FORGOTTEN.