September 22, 2017

Udall, Heinrich, Luján Announce $6.7 million for Gallup Veterans’ Cemetery

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a grant, totaling $6.69 million, to fund the construction of a veterans' cemetery in Gallup, New Mexico.

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a grant, totaling $6.69 million, to fund the construction of a veterans' cemetery in Gallup, New Mexico.

Currently, the nearest national cemetery to Gallup is located in Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, approximately 199 miles away. The lawmakers said the new cemetery will provide more c