Saturday, August 22, 2020

Frank Squirrel

Cherokee Nation Color Guard member Frank Squirrel (1933 – 2013) retired from the U.S. Army after serving more than 30 years, in which he served in the Special Forces and earned the right to wear the prestigious Green Beret. He was also a member of the retired Special Forces Association.
A CN Communications release stated that Frank Squirrel was the most recognizable face of the color guard and the member who always carried in the eagle staff. He represented the tribe at events large and small. He even marched in the New York City Veteran’s Day Parade.
Korean War veteran and member of the Cherokee Nation Color Guard at the annual Veterans Day parade November 11, 2009 in New York City


  1. Frank Squirrel is my Daddy. He passed away on April 30, 2013 but ever lives in my heart.

    Thank you so much for this beautiful tribute.

    Denise Squirrel