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Marine recruit from Las Cruces collapses during training, dies

110 Views  Â LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – A marine recruit from Las Cruces died after he collapsed during a training exercise last month. In a statement released on Saturday, the Marine Corps says Pfc. Javier Pong “became unconscious and unresponsive” while “conducting scheduled training” at Camp Pendleton near San Diego on Sept.

New Mexico Airman dies, base officials say

108 Views  Â ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – Officials with the Holloman Air Force Base said that an Airman has passed away. The news was released Sunday afternoon. Officials said an Airman died in Alamogordo on Saturday. The Airman’s death is being investigated, and the name of the deceased has not been released.

Land of Enchantment fly-in event takes off Saturday

85 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Double Eagle II Airport will host the Land Of Enchantment Fly-In from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, an event that offers free parking and admission. The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program is celebrating its 30th year in a big way. Volunteer pilots will provide

Desert-bound: Albuquerque to relocate namesake submarine’s sail

346 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque might be a desert, but that isn’t stopping the city’s Parks and Recreation department from bringing home a massive piece of the submarine named after New Mexico’s largest city. In the coming months, the City is planning to relocate the 54-ton sail of the