The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) produced a video highlighting the September 29 funeral of forgotten heroes, where 29 unclaimed deceased veterans were laid to rest with military honors.
Click on the link to watch the video, which was posted on the DVS website. Find out how and why veterans, who upon their death are not claimed by family or friends, receive this “final salvation”.
DVS also filmed the October 6 PACT Law Public Meeting at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Veterans present in person and connected online learned more about a new law that was just passed allowing eligible veterans with medical conditions related to toxic exposure to file claims for VA health care – click here to watch the video of the entire public meeting.
The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services
The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) provides support and services to New Mexico’s 148,000 veterans and their families. DVS treats every veteran, regardless of rank achieved during military service, with the respect and gratitude befitting someone who has served our country. We strive every day to live up to our agency’s official motto: Serve those who have served.