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New Mexicans urged to honor fallen vets

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Gov. Richardson issues challenge to get behind project to collect photos

By The Staff

SANTA FE — Gov. Bill Richardson Wednesday issued a challenge to New Mexicans to get behind a “National Call for Photos,” a project to collect photos of all names listed on the National Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.

  “I want New Mexico to be the first state in the country to gather all photos of our heroes who lost their lives during the Vietnam War,” Richardson said. “Our state has a rich military heritage and a strong sense of service to our country, so I ask that New Mexicans embrace this latest call for action with the same enthusiasm we’ve always shown for our veterans.”

  The names of 58,261 fallen soldiers are listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, including 400 New Mexicans.

  Jan Scruggs, founder of The Wall and president of the National Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Fund joined Richardson for Wednesday’s announcement at the State Capitol and applauded New Mexico’s commitment to the project.

The State Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Monument in Angel Fire has already collected about half of New Mexico’s photos.

  The photos will be part of a permanent digital display at a Vietnam Veterans’ Education Center to be built near The Wall and the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall.  


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