Groundbreaking takes place for Angel Fire State Veterans Cemetery

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Fallen veterans from Northern New Mexico will soon have a final resting place close to home.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday for the new veterans cemetery in Angel Fire. 

The cemetery will serve veterans and their families in northern New Mexico who live too far from the state’s other national cemeteries.

The other 0.3-acre plot will feature 100 in-ground crypts, 120 in-ground cremains grave sites and a memorial wall. 

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