Today is Veterans Day – a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served. The day all stand united in respect for veterans.
Please see the attached flyer regarding the upcoming Congressional Information Session hosted by Sen. Udall.
U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with 34 Senate Democrats, have introduced standalone legislation requiring the Pentagon to remove all names, symbols, displays, monuments, and paraphernalia that honor or commemorate the Confederate States of America and anyone who voluntarily served it from all military bases and other assets of the Department of Defense. The Pentagon must rename the assets within one year.
Congress Introduces Bill To Expand Chiropractic Access To Military Retirees, National Guard And Reserves
In six months, northern New Mexico native, Francis Castillo de Mulert will have something in common with legendary Duke University Coach Mike Krzyzewski and presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Ulysses S. Grant. Each will have attended the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY.
On January 28th, Castillo de Mulert answered his cell phone. On the other end was U.S. Senator Tom Udall. “I am very proud to offer the opportunity to attend the United States Military Academy,” said Udall…
U.S. Senator Tom Udall announced that 36 New Mexico students have received his nomination to attend a United States service academy, including five students from Northern New Mexico. A congressional, vice-presidential, or service-connected nomination is required for admission to the U.S. Military Academy (West Point), U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy or the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Students receiving Udall’s nomination participated in a competitive application process, which included an interview with the senator’s Military Academy Review Board, made up of active duty service members, veterans and community leaders.
U.S. Senators Tom Udall, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Martin Heinrich, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined the Senate in voting 93-0 for critical funding for New Mexico’s veterans and military construction projects. The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriations bill funds the Department of Veterans Affairs and construction at military bases in New Mexico and across the country.