WWII veteran Sewell saw action — in a post office

RED RIVER — Dan Sewell, who recently celebrated his 89th birthday on May 12, is proud to be a veteran but admitted with a laugh, “I had the least exciting military career imaginable.”

Memorial bricks’ purpose: Remembering the fallen

ANGEL FIRE — The sun is blazing as a cadre of volunteers from Run For The Wall install more than 400 memorial bricks bearing...

Memorial Day speaker Galloway: ‘War correspondents are witnesses’

ANGEL FIRE — War correspondents are sometimes lost to history. Perhaps their name becomes nothing more than a forgotten byline on a forgotten news story. Perhaps, like so many of their brethren, they die alongside the soldiers whose stories they came to tell.

Military Winterfest pushes early registration

Angel Fire’s 4th Annual Military Winterfest, a celebration for veterans, all military and family members, has ramped up their early online registration efforts for...

Living in Eagle Nest helps veterans adjust to civilian life

EAGLE NEST— Lisa Sparks almost left Eagle Nest. Sparks put her house up for sale after her first winter in the village. She thought the cold weather wasn’t for her. But she decided to stay.  Two years later, the Army veteran cannot think of a better place to live for someone with post-traumatic stress disorder. 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial celebrates Veterans Day Saturday

Veterans Day will be celebrated at a special 11a.m. ceremony Saturday (Nov. 11) presented by the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) at...

Community support helps Korean War veteran thrive

By Gabriel Weinstein, Staff Writer Enrique “Henry” Cruz loves to chat. Cruz honed his conversational skills in the Marine Corps from 1953-1955. He reported to...

Vietnam War veterans invited to 50th Anniversary ceremony in Albuquerque

Veterans who served during the Vietnam War era will be honored at a special 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony in Albuquerque...

Native American veterans exhibit debuts Aug. 4

The role of Native American Code Talkers during World War II is well-known but Native Veterans have served in every branch of the U.S....

Chavez remembered as humble veteran and proud father

CIMARRON—If you spoke with Bernardino “Nino” Chavez you would not guess the longtime Cimarron resident had earned a Bronze Star, Purple Heart and participated in the D-Day Invasion on June 6, 1944.