Women Veterans of New Mexico
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 35° 18.943 W 106° 31.790
13S E 360932 N 3909128
A New Mexico Historic Women Marker
Waymark Code: WMCTYB
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 10/12/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
Views: 5

Marker Text:
Side one:
New Mexico has a proud history of military service. We are a state of culturally diverse citizens who are willing to defend our freedom and rights. Over 15,000 women in New Mexico have volunteered to serve in our military. These women have taken up arms throughout our history, and New Mexico honors them for their considerable contributions and sacrifice.
Side two:
These three women, who lost their lives in military service, are representative of the region.

1st Lt. Tamara Archuleta
United States Air Force
Los Lunas, NM
Died 23 March 2003

Specialist Lori Piestewa
United States Army
Tuba City, Arizona
Died 23 March 2003

Captain Christel Chávez
United States Air Force
Albuquerque, NM
Died 7 August 2002
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