Jack R. Fox
Public Information Officer
(505) 362-6089 cell
For Immediate Release
April 24, 2018
Families Invited to Get “Hands On” Look at Military and First-Responder Equipment
on 2018 Military & First Responders Day
Saturday, May 19 (10am-2pm)
Albuquerque/Cottonwood Mall (10000 Coors Bypass NW)
(ALBUQUERQUE, NM) – Military service branches, along with federal, state, and local first-responder agencies, will have equipment on display for 2018 Military & First Responders Day on May 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cottonwood Mall in Albuquerque, located at 10000 Coors Bypass NW in the city’s west side.
Dozens of military and first-responder vehicles, helicopters, boats, and other equipment will be available to climb aboard for a “hands on” look. Uniformed service members, law enforcement and first-responder personnel will also be there to meet and greet attendees.
This free family-friendly event is presented by the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) and the Cottonwood Mall to provide an opportunity for the public to meet military and first-responder personnel-\-\and learn how they serve and protect the citizens of New Mexico.
Additionally, “bounce houses,” food trucks, vendors, and many more activities and displays will also be on-site to add to the fun and enjoyment for the whole family.
For more information, contact DVS Outreach Coordinator Joseph Dorn at [email protected]
or (505) 383-2414.