More veterans added to local senior center wall

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Six new photos were added to the veteran’s wall at the Barelas Senior Center Thursday.

One of them is the only woman. She served in the Air Force during Vietnam.

This is the second ceremony for the senior center and one of six walls around the city honoring New Mexico veterans.

Coordinators say it’s to show appreciation to those who weren’t thanked when they came home.

There is now a total of 205 vets on walls around the city. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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