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May 5, 2011 Calling it "a grievous insult," a great grandson of Apache Chief Geronimo today asked President Obama or Defense Secretary Robert Gates to apologize for the use of the codename Geronimo during the mission that ended with Osama bin Laden's death.
Geronimo, in 1887.
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May 4, 2011 Hearing that the Apache chief's name had been linked to that of the al-Qaida terrorist, many Native Americans are asking for an explanation and apology. The subject is due to come up at a Congressional hearing on Thursday.
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