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Veterans Day Events

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Today

RIO RANCHO

11 a.m. — Mayor Tom Swisstack will host ceremonies at Veterans Monument Park next to the Esther Bone Memorial Library, 950 Pinetree SE.

Bernalillo

1 p.m. — Veterans Day ceremonies at the Sandoval County Courthouse, 711 Camino del Pueblo.

Statewide

All day-use and camping fees at all New Mexico state parks are waived for veterans, active-duty military and their families.

Lawrence, Kan.

Chester Nez, the last living member of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Kansas. Nez, 91, of Albuquerque, left the university in 1952 when his GI Bill funds ran out, so he couldn’t afford to complete his fine arts studies, the AP reported.
— This article appeared on page A6 of the Albuquerque Journal

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