NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The Santa Fe National Cemetery is hosting a ceremony Wednesday to honor those who served during the Vietnam war. In 2017, the “Vietnam We Veterans Recognition Act” was signed, marking March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day.

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Wednesday’s event in Santa Fe is scheduled for 10 a.m. They plan to recognize and honor all veterans who served anywhere during the Vietnam War. The event is open to the public. In Albuquerque, state officials and veterans dedicated a new monument for those who served in Vietnam. The monument is in honor of all those who made the ultimate sacrifice while members of the combined action program during the Vietnam War. It also gives recognition to five New Mexicans who were killed as part of the program.