The first interment in the new Angel Fire, NM State Veterans Cemetery, located just below the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Chapel, was held on Monday, July 27, for Darrell Fugate, who had lived in Eagle Nest for many years and was a volunteer at the Memorial. When possible for a crowd to gather, a Grand Opening […]
New Mexico PBS airing dates have been set for the film about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire, NM — “ON THIS HALLOWED GROUND: Vietnam Memorial Born From Tragedy.” It will air on channel 5.1 New Mexico PBS on: Sunday, May 24, 10 p.m. Monday, May 25, 4 a.m. Monday, May 25, 8 p.m. This inspiring […]
“ON THIS HALLOWED GROUND: Vietnam Memorial Born From Tragedy” is available for streaming via Amazon Prime. Check the Documentary page for more information.
On December 29, 2016, the estate of Colonel Kenneth W. Hedlund (USA, Medical Corps, retired) and his wife Mary Jo Hedlund donated $100,000 to the David Westphall Veterans Foundation (Foundation). The Foundation is a support group for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire. The gift was made by the trustee of the estate, Maureen […]
2014 has been another big year at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park in Angel Fire. On June 30, Governor Susana Martinez came to the memorial to announce that ten acres adjoining the memorial to the south had been selected as a rural veteran’s cemetery. The land was donated by two Vietnam vets. It will […]