Jan 5, 2005

AR RAMADI Iraq (July 22, 2005) - Corporal Kelly P. Baker, a rifleman and team leader with 2nd Squad, 1st Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, is a third generation American Indian serving in the Marine Corps during a time of conflict. The 21-year-old from New Town - a city inside Ft. Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota - is descendant of affiliated Great Plains tribes Mandan, Hidasta and Arikara. His grandfather, Clyde Baker, served during World War II and fought in the Battle of Okinawa. His father Hugh served during Vietnam. Both left the Corps as corporals. Photo by: Cpl. Tom Sloan

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