Tribute to Women in the Military


About  the Tribute

The Tribute to Women in the Military was first held in 1985 to honor military women, past, present, and future.

The Tribute is held the first Friday of March in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is open to everyone: women, men, children 12 and over, Active Duty, Reserve/Guard, retirees, veterans, civilians. 
The Tribute opens in the morning with registration and opening ceremonies and concludes after the awards luncheon.

If you would like to be added to our database to receive the annual registration packet by mail, contact Ethel Tilley at (505) 853-1718. If you are a woman veteran in New Mexico and have not received a registration form by January, please check this site for registration form.

If you would like to be an exhibitor at our event, please contact Kelly Aldrich
We need a variety of veteran organizations, non-profits, small and large businesses, etc.

We are always looking for committee volunteers, sponsors, and donations of tote bag items, 
door prizes, and silent auction items.
If you can help, please contact the chair at chair@tributetowomeninthemilitary.org


Tribute 2017

Friday, 3 March, 2017
American Legion Post 49 ● 11005 Central Ave NE ● Albuquerque, New Mexico
Map

Registration Form
(Must be postmarked by 21 Feb)

0800 hrs Registration Opens, Exhibits, Refreshments, Networking
0900 hrs Opening Ceremonies
0930 hrs Morning Entertainment
1145 hrs Luncheon

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Betty Moseley Brown
Associate Director of VA Center for Women Veterans
Department of Veteran Affairs, Washington, D.C.

Note: We will have a silent auction and exhibitors can sell their wares, so bring your cash/checks!

Exhibits

Click here for exhibitor information, including confirmed exhibitor list.

New Mexico Veterans Memorial Bricks

We will be adding memorial bricks to the base of our memorial.
Click here for donation form.

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Tribute 2016

Friday, 4 March, 2016
New Mexico Army National Guard Readiness Center ● 600 Wyoming Blvd SE ● Albuquerque, New Mexico
Map

Thank you for attending the 31st Anniversary Tribute.
We hope you enjoyed your day.

A link to event photos can be found here.

Keynote Speaker

CSM Elizabeth A. Bryant - 93rd Brigade Command Sergeant Major
& State Equal Employment Manager - NMNG

New Mexico Veterans Memorial Bricks

We will be adding memorial bricks to the base of our memorial.
Click here for donation form.


Tribute 2015

Friday, 6 March, 2015
NM Veterans Memorial ● 1100 Louisiana Blvd SE ● Albuquerque, New Mexico

Thank you for attending the 30th Anniversary Tribute.
We hope you enjoyed your day.

Photos of our 30th Tribute and dedication of 
our permanent memorial are now posted here.

Keynote Speakers

Brigadier General Andrew E. Salas, NMAG, The Adjutant General
Brigadier General Judy M. Griego, NM-JFHQ, Director of the Joint Staff


Tribute 2014

Celebrating Women: Character, Courage, and Commitment

Friday, 7 March, 2014

Mountain View Club ● Kirtland AFB ● Albuquerque, New Mexico

Thank you for attending the 29th Anniversary Tribute.
We hope you enjoyed your day.

Speaker Info

Our Keynote Speaker was

Dr. Lynda C. Jackson, Colonel, USAF (ret)

(Assistant Professor of Business, Trinity Washington University)  


Tribute 2013

Friday, 1 March, 2013

Mountain View Club ● Kirtland AFB ● Albuquerque, New Mexico

Thank you for attending the 28th Anniversary Tribute.
We hope you enjoyed your day.

Speaker Info

Our Keynote Speaker was
LTC Antoinette R. Gant, Commander,

Albuquerque District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Tribute 2012

Friday, 2 March, 2012

Mountain View Club ● Kirtland AFB ● Albuquerque, New Mexico

Thank you for attending the 27th Anniversary Tribute.
We hope you enjoyed your day.

Poem by Juanita Sanchez

As The Eagle Is, So Is The Dove

Speaker Info

Our Keynote Speaker was Dr. Betty Moseley Brown,
 Associate Director of the Center for Women Veterans.

Website: http://www.va.gov/womenvet/

Phone: 202-461-6193

Scholarship:
The 2012 Tribute awarded three $500 scholarships.
Congratulations to our winners!