(SANTA FE, NM) – The identity of a previously-unidentified U.S. Navy sailor who perished in the Pearl Harbor attack has now been discovered—and he will be re-interred with military honors at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 11:15 a.m. Aug. 19.
ALBUQUERQUE — Veterans’ service organizations and community service providers interested in securing a table/booth space for 2019 Military & Veterans Appreciation Day at the State Fair are asked to attend a 10 a.m. orientation & briefing Friday, June 28 at the New Mexico State Fairgrounds “Peace Train” area.
DVS to Formally Open State’s 2nd State Veterans Cemetery
GALLUP, NM—The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) will formally open the Gallup State Veterans Cemetery with a Grand Opening Ceremony on at 1 p.m. Memorial Day, May 27.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Federal, state, and local public safety and law enforcement agencies–along with military service branches–will have personnel and equipment on display for 2019 Metro Public Safety and Armed Services Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 11 at the Cottonwood Mall in Albuquerque, located at 10000 Coors Bypass NW in the city’s west side.
Santa Fe office remains open.
(SANTA FE) – All thirteen field offices of the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) will be closed the week of April 22 – 26.
(SANTA FE, NM)—Former Defense Intelligence Agency Deputy Director Douglas H. Wise will give a public presentation hosted by the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) at 9 a.m. April 24 at the Santa Fe Higher Education Center, located at 1950 Siringo Road, Santa Fe.
ANGEL FIRE, NM – The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services hosts a Dedication Ceremony at 11 a.m. today to launch the construction phase for the Angel Fire State Veterans Cemetery. The ceremony is at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Angel Fire, 34 Country Club Rd.
Truth or Consequences, NM – The New Mexico State Veterans Home Governing Board will hold its fourth and final quarterly meeting of the calendar year at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 24.
Free Dental Care for Veterans Oct. 22
(SANTA FE, NM) ‒ A travelling “MouthMobile” will make a stop at the Santa Fe Plaza from 9 a.m. ‒ 3 p.m. Oct. 22 to offer free dental care for veterans.
Courtesy of Aspen Dental’s nationwide “Healthy Mouth Movement,” the 42-foot long dentist-office-on-wheels has traveled to 30 states since the program started in 2016.
(SANTA FE, NM)—The unclaimed cremated remains of nine military veterans who, upon their deaths, were indigent or whose body went unclaimed by family members, will be laid to rest at a special Forgotten Heroes Funeral at 11 a.m. Oct. 4 at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.