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Grace Miller - Daily Press Senator Tom Udall, third from right, joins a group of dignitaries, VA officials and clinic staff, and World War II veteran John Simmons, center, in cutting a ribbon to signify the opening of Artesia’s new VA facility.

Grace Miller – Daily Press
Senator Tom Udall, third from right, joins a group of dignitaries, VA officials and clinic staff, and World War II veteran John Simmons, center, in cutting a ribbon to signify the opening of Artesia’s new VA facility.

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) delivered remarks Thursday at a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of Artesia’s new Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic.
The new, larger facility, located at 2410 W. Main St., is equipped with state-of-the-art “telehealth” technologies that will help improve the quality of care veterans receive and reduce the distance veterans must travel to access specialized care. Udall toured the facility following the ceremony. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.