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The all-volunteer organization will take 27 WWII, Korean and Vietnam veterans to Washington, D.C. to see their war memorials at no cost to the vets. The Honor Flight Network is a national non-profit organization that works to honor veterans across the country with this...

September 12, 2017

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Ruben Acosta: 'I don't consider myself a hero, I just done my job, and that's it' (Photo: Headlight File Photo)

DEMING – North Korea is escalating tension on a global scale...

Woodmen of the World Charity donates flags to Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico

Abel and Judy Chavarria, representing Woodmen of the World donated three flags to Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico earlier this month. One primary focus of the charitable group, associa...

Seventy-five years ago this summer, long-time Las Cruces resident Betty Somppi became one of the first women ever to volunteer for the U.S. military.

She joined the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC, and later WAC) to serve her country during World War II.

"It makes you...

April 28, 2017

It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of one of our Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico veterans. Floyd George Ryan, 98. A longtime Deming resident, Ryan passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.

Known...