The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) wants you to stay informed on the latest news and events.  

For the most up-to-date information, please check out our events calendar and the latest newsletters, press releases, and other informational products below.   

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News Releases/Latest News

DVS To Make a Benefits Outreach Stop at the Albuquerque VA Hospital

VIDEO: Highlights of a Pre-Veterans Day Parade at the State Veterans Home

VIDEO: Highlights of the 2021 Veterans Day Ceremony in Santa Fe

VIDEO: DVS Helps Homeless & At-Risk Veterans at “Stand Downs” in Gallup & Farmington

DVS to Host Veterans Property Tax Exemption/Benefits Outreaches This Month in Gallup, Santa Rosa,  Las Cruces, and Albuquerque

Veterans Day Ceremonies & Events to be Held Throughout the state

Warrior Films, DVS To Present Special Veterans Day “A Veterans Journey Home” Film Series In Downtown Santa Fe

DVS To Hold Veterans Property Tax Exemption/Benefits Outreach in Valencia County

DVS, NM State Police To Sponsor Special Parade For Residents of the State Veterans Home in Truth Or Consequences

DVS Looking to Fill Vacant Interment Specialist  Position Vacancy At Its Fort Stanton State Veterans Cemetery

Governor Lujan Grisham Issues Proclamation Declaring November  Veterans & Military Families Month

DVS Commemorates National Veterans Small Business Week (Nov. 1-5)

VIDEO: Link to Video of DVS Participation in the 2021 Stand Downs for Homeless Veterans in Gallup (Oct. 7) and Farmington (Oct.8)

Statement From DVS Cabinet Secretary Sonya L. Smith Regarding the Passing of Former U.S. Secretary of State/Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Colin Powell

DVS, Warrior Films to Host Veterans Day Veterans Journey Home Film Series in Santa Fe (NEWS RELEASE)

DVS, Warrior Films to Host Veterans Day Veterans Journey Home Film Series in Santa Fe (FLYER)

VIDEO: Highlights of the 2021 New Mexico Honor Guard Conference

VIDEO:  Unclaimed Cremated Remains of 22 Veterans Laid to Rest in the 2021 Forgotten Heroes Funeral

“Stand Down” for Homeless/Near-Homeless Veterans on Oct. 8 in Farmington

“Stand Down” for Homeless/Near-Homeless Veterans on Oct. 7 in Gallup

Active Duty Service Members & Veterans Enjoy a Free Day at the NM State Fair on Military & Veterans Appreciation Day at the State Fair

2021 DVS Honor Guard Conference Set for September 30

20th Anniversary of the 9/11 Terrorist Attack to be Commemorated in a Ceremony at the NM Veterans Memorial in Albuquerque

More than 800 Memorial Bricks Installed on the Grounds of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire

Veterans Who Received Their COVID-19 Vaccine Through VA Health Care: Register for the State’s $100 COVID Vaccine Incentive

September is National Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month

Laying of Memorial Bricks on September 4 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire

Veterans “S.A.V.E” Motorcycle Ride on September 11-NORTHERN ROUTE

Veterans “S.A.V.E.” Motorcycle Ride on September 11-SOUTHERN ROUTE

New Mexico VA Health Care System Looking to Hire Primary Care Provider/Physician At Its Gallup & Farmington CBOCs

OEF/Afghanistan War Veterans Encouraged by DVS to Seek Help If You’re Experiencing Post-Troop Pullout Difficulties

  Governor Lujan Grisham Issues Proclamation Declaring August 14 “National Navajo Code Talkers Day” in New Mexico

2021 Honor Guard Training Conference is POSTPONED

VA Begins Processing Claims Related to Certain Particulate Matter Conditions

DVS to Present Quarterly Briefing on DVS/Veterans Issues on August 6 in Albuquerque

CNM Presents Aviation Maintenance Program Information Session Aug. 5

VA, DVS Reminding Veterans About Ending of a Temporary Ban on COVID-Hardship Evictions Program

DVS VSOs to Help w/VA Claims and State Veterans Benefits Filing at July 23 McKinley County Virtual Health/Wellness Event

DVS to Present Quarterly Briefing in Albuquerque on    August 6

12th Annual Honor Guard Conference & Training Set for August 19

DVS Offices Are Now Open to the Public

Briefing and In-Person Booth/Table Registration Opportunity July 8 @ the NM State Fairgrounds in Albuquerque

Online Booth/Table Registration Now Open for Military & Veterans Day at the State Fair on Sept. 14

VIDEO: Governor Lujan Grisham Visits the Angel Fire State Veterans Cemetery and Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Governor Lujan Grisham Issues Proclamation Declaring   June 12 Women Veterans Day In New Mexico

DVS Commemorates Women Veterans Day

VIDEO: “I Am Not Invisible” Honors New Mexico’s Women Veterans on Women Veterans Day 

VIDEO: 2021 Memorial Day Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire

DVS Commemorates Memorial Day With a Brief Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Albuquerque For Anyone Ages 12+

DVS Urges Veteran-Owned Small Businesses to Look Into  Program Offering Free Government Surplus Equipment

DVS Hosting Claims, Benefits, & Assistance Virtual Clinic May 28

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Albuquerque on May 24

Up to $100,000 In Economic Relief Now Available For Small Businesses Through A New State Grant Program

Virtual Class for Veterans Seeking Information About Gulf War Exposures & Health Concerns

New Program to Help Struggling COVID-19-Affected Families Afford Internet Service

VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS: State Now Offering On-Site COVID-19 Vaccination Events For Organizations

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Veterans Can Seek Help Through the State of NM or the VA

Applications Now Being Accepted For NM Finance Authority Fund Offering COVID-19 Relief For Affected Businesses

VIDEO: DVS Concludes Two-Week Veterans Veterans Property Tax Exemption & Waiver Drive-Up Service in Albuquerque

DVS Concludes Two-Week Veterans Property Tax Exemption  & Waiver Drive-Up Service in Albuquerque

Webinar for Business Owners: Health Benefits Under COBRA–What Employers Need to Know

COVID-19 Vaccine Opportunity in Albuquerque for Anyone Living With a Disability

Resources Guide to Agencies Offering Assistance for Housing, Rental, and Other Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Veteran-Owned Restaurant Owners Seeking COVID-19 Economic Relief Urged to Apply for New SBA Relief Program

Limited-Run Veterans Property Tax Exemption/Waiver “Curbside Service” Continues at DVS Albuquerque NE Heights Office

COVID-19 Vaccine Update From the NM VA Health Care System

DVS Produces Video  Showing How to File For The Veterans Property Tax Exemption or Waiver

Veterans Property Tax Exemption/Waiver Curbside        “Drive-Up” Service Apr. 19-30 in Albuquerque

DVS Launches Phase II of Its Rural Veterans Transportation Program

DVS to Host Virtual Claims, Benefits, & Assistance Clinic   May 14

COVID-19 Vaccine Update From DOH; Financial Assistance Available for COVID-Affected New Mexicans

Operation Hiring Heroes Job Fair/Employment Event: Day 2

Operation Hiring Heroes Job Fair/Employment Event: Day 1

Veteran-Owned Businesses: PPP Extended Through May 31

Governor Lujan Grisham Issues National Vietnam War Veterans Day Proclamation 

DVS to Host Virtual Claims, Benefits, and Assistance Clinic

DVS VSO Selected for National VA Campaign

DVS Secretary Smith Hosts Women Veterans “Listening Session”

NMVAHCS Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines For All VA-Enrolled Veterans

Rail Runner Service Resumes 

DVS Secretary Smith Meets With Staffs of Senators Heinrich & Lujan 

Sonya L. Smith Confirmed as DVS Secretary 

 

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