New Name

October 2008
PN;Oct2008, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p84
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the renaming of the VA Medical Center (VAMC) on June 7, 2008 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The hospital is now the Raymond G. Murphy VAMC, in honor of the former member of the U.S. Marines Corps Reserves, Captain Raymond G. Murphy. His heroism in Korea earned him as the 39th Marine awarded with the Medal of Honor. He served at the Albuquerque Veterans Benefits Administration (AVBA) for 20 years after he was discharged from service on April 7, 1953. He died on April 6, 2007.


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