National Guard hosting open house

The New Mexico National Guard is hosting an open house from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Clovis armory.

During the event, the National Guard will have equipment on hand to demonstrate its capabilities along with guided tours of the armory.

Equipment demonstrations include a ride in a HMMWV Egress Assistance Trainer, a Virtual Convoy Operations Trailer, an air/assault helicopter demonstration, night vision goggles, military radios and more, according to a press release.

The event will also include a barbecue with food offered free of charge, as well as face painting, a rock wall and an obstacle course for children.

The armory is at 601 S. Norris St., across from the fairgrounds.

Information: (505) 474-2236