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Welcome To UVC of New Mexico

  Website last updated on: 09/04/2014

        Welcome to the United Veterans Council of New Mexico website. 

UVC is a non-profit coalition of more than 30 chartered and federally recognized veterans service organizations and affiliates established in 2007. We strive to provide a forum for the free exchange of information between veterans organizations, state agencies and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  

Latest News

VA Meeting with Veterans on 9/10/2014
DVS Presentation at annual VSO Leaders/Veterans Advisory Board meeting 25 July 2014. Click on this Link to see the presentation slides.

Albuquerque Bus Service for Disabled Veterans

As of April 1, 2014 the Albuquerque is now providing free bus rides, ALL ROUTES, for veterans with a valid VA issued medical card (must show ID). It is now extended to the Sun Van (Paratransit) for the more seriously handicapped veterans.

Paws & Stripes

Ashley York, from Paws & Stripes, presented information about this non-profit organization in Rio Rancho that trains and provides service dogs to help veterans who have PTSD and TBI live full lives.
For more information visit the website.

Korean War Veteans "Master of Peace Prize"

Veterans who served in Korean war zone from 1950-1953 are eligible for the “Master of Peace Prize” medal issued by the South Korean Government. Families of deceased Korean Veterans are also eligible for the medal. Any questions, please contact Jerry Chapman 505-459-5282.

Honor Flight Information

Northern New Mexico Honor Flight Brochure

2014 Session Legislative Updates

Courtesy of NM Division of Veterans Services

Click here for Legislative Updates

Upcoming Events
General Membership Meeting
Date: Sep 19, 1300 -1500
Location: VFW Post 401
Future Meetings: Oct 9, Nov 13 2014
August 23, 2014
NM Women's Military Memorial Fundraiser
Location: NM Veterans Memorial
Contribution Flyer
Sep 17, 2014
Veterans/Military Day @ State Fair
Location: San Perdro & Copper - Gate3
All Day. Veterans/Military free admission
Sep 19, 2014
POW/MIA Recognition Day
Sponsored: Kirtland AFB
Location: NM Veterans Memorial
More information soon
Oct 11, 2014
Navy Birthday Ball
Sponsored: Navy League - NM
Location: Sandia Resort
More information soon
Weekends in November, 2014
17th Annual NM Veterans Art Show
Location: Fine Arts Bldg, Expo NM
"Call for Artists" now open to Veterans' Family Members
Nov 11, 2014
Veterans Day
Location: NM Veterans Memorial
More information soon
NM Veterans Memorial Programs
Location: NM Veterans Memorial
Click here for Programs
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