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Additional Information and Resources

Below are lists of resources available for additional research and information regarding New Mexico and World War 1.

Books by New Mexico authors

  • Honoring the Doughboys: Following My Grandfather's World War 1 Diary, by Jeffrey A. Lowdermilk
  • World War 1 New Mexico, by Daniel R Cillis, PhD
  • New Mexico, by Calvin A Roberts and Susan A Roberts
  • Deming, New Mexico's Camp Cody: A World War One Training Camp, by Jeff Eckles


New Mexico WW1 Centennial Commission

Governor Susana Martinez, Chairperson 

Jack R. Fox, Cabinet Secretary, New Mexico Department of Veterans Services

MG Kenneth A. Nava, Adjutant General, State of New Mexico

Veronica Gonzales, Cabinet Secretary New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs

Rebecca Latham, Cabinet Secretary New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs 

Andrew J. Wulf, Cabinet Secretary New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs

MG Jerry Grizzle, President, New Mexico Military Institute

Jeffrey A. Lowdermilk, World War I Historian and Author

CCM Mitchell Brush, New Mexico National Guard

CSM Jerry Garcia, New Mexico National Guard 

Meredith Davidson, Curator, NM History Museum and the Palace of the Governors

Tom Leech, Curator-Director, The Palace Press/NM History Museum 

CPT Gabriel Peterman, Officer in Charge, New Mexico Military Museum

Gary Miller, Curator, New Mexico Military Museum

Ray Seva, Public Information Officer, New Mexico Dept. of Veterans Services

Joe Vigil, Public Affairs Officer, New Mexico National Guard

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