Articles by Holly Schiel


New Scam Targeting Pensions & Benefits

Law enforcement authorities warn of a new scam targeting the pension and benefits of U.S. veterans that puts their Medicaid eligibility at risk.  The scam bilks veterans…


Rep. Pearce looking for Choice Program feedback

Representatives of Congressman Steve Pearce’s office will hold a series of town halls to discuss the Veterans’ Choice Program next week.  Any veteran with feedback…


Breakfast With the Secretary

Carlsbad Community Focus will meet Friday, November 18, 2016, at IHOP (in the back meeting room).  This month’s meeting will feature guest speaker Jack Fox,…


Veterans’ Choice Program Town Hall

New Mexico Department of Veteran Services will host a town hall to discuss the Veterans’ Choice Program. Representatives from the following agencies will be at…


Call for Women Veterans’ Photos

Museum of the American Military Family & Learning Center is making a memorial honoring military families. Photos are needed for five window displays, each recognizing…



Veteran Cemetery Town Hall at Carlsbad Public Library

(CARLSBAD), NM)- The New Mexico Department of Veterans’ and The United Way of Carlsbad & South Eddy County will host a Veterans Town Hall in…


Voice of Democracy Contest Winner Awarded

Each year, nearly 40,000 high school students from across the country enter to win a share of $2 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded…


Post 8703 Patriot’s Pen Awarded

Each year more than 131,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. The first-place winner from each state competes for…