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Alamogordo Mon. May 24 2021

History & Political Trends Special Report: Anthony X. Vigil 19-year-old School Board President, Bushra Amiwala age 22...

In the 1960’s, Alamogordo High School ranked in the top 10 in the nation and attracted teachers from around the nation. According to US News and World Report School rankings the school now ranks #40 in New Mexico High Schools and 6754 in national rankings. In troubled school districts around the nation, youth are stepping into leadership roles within school boards, with fresh ideas and insights and making a difference in challenging the status quo and making change. Anthony X. Vigil, age 19 of New Mexico; Ty'Relle Stephens, age 20 of Rhode Island; Bushra Amiwala, age 22 of Illinois; Mussab Ali, 23 of New Jersey; Kelly Gonez, age 32 of California each represent true diversity and action. This is their story...
Alamogordo Sat. May 22 2021

History: Alamogordo, White Sands and The Missiles that Blew Up in Alamogordo & Juarez

Alamogordo has a vast history and was a city of significant and strategic importance to the US Military establishment in the 1940’s through the 1970’s. During that time some would say that was the peak of Alamogordo. It was the center of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Following Hitler's fall in 1945, the United States brought 177 German rocket scientists and technicians to White Sands Testing Range under Operation Paperclip...