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.”

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. 

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.

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...

Purple Heart award recipients to be honored at Santa Fe ceremony

SANTA FE — Our nation’s Purple Heart Award recipients will be honored at a special Purple Heart Recognition Ceremony 10 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 26) at...

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...

Area Veterans served with pride

By Michael Ritterhouse and Gabriel Weinstein Tuesday (Nov. 11), our country will come together to honor our nation’s veterans. Here in Northern New Mexico, every...

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...

Remains of 10 veterans to be laid to rest at a Forgotten Heroes Funeral

SANTA FE — The cremated remains of 10 veterans — who have gone unclaimed — will be laid to rest with full military honors at...