Veteran Faces of CNM

CNM honors the veteran students who have served in the armed forces. They have such unique and inspiring stories and show us great examples of their excellence in the community. We thank veterans for their sacrifices and dedication to our nation to keep our freedoms.

Faces of CNM: Sam Torres

Sam spent years working as a combat and flight medic, and is now going back to school to become a constitutional attorney

September 02, 2020

Faces of CNM: Brianna Cornejo

Brianna is a student, but also in the Air National Guard, so she’s had the opportunity to be directly involved with New Mexico’s COVID-19 response

July 29, 2020

Faces of CNM: Wes Dyer

A former Marine and IED detection dog handler, Wes is now a CNM business major who’s built a successful company that uses fly fishing to help veterans

July 06, 2020

Faces of CNM: Jon Poindexter

Jon decided to attend CNM after serving eight years in the U.S. Navy. Through CNM’s Integrated Studies program, he’s learning multiple skills as he prepares for the next chapter of his life.

August 08, 2019

Graduates of CNM: Kyle Tapaha

‘CNM never judged my past, they only cared about my future.’ U.S. Navy Veteran, Kyle Tapaha, found his path up in CNM's Business Administration Program.

June 05, 2019

Faces of CNM: Leroy T. Romero

After decades of drug addiction and incarceration, Leroy came to CNM, graduated with two Automotive Tech certificates, and now has a good job at a local car dealership

September 14, 2018