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Linda Zamora

Born in Ruidoso, New Mexico in 1970 to Rolland and Lupe Zamora, Major Linda C. Zamora is older sister to Retired Air Force Tech Sergeant Christina Backus.  She started her young life as an “Army brat,” traveling the world with her family and eventually following in the footsteps of her father, who retired from military service after two tours in Vietnam and a subsequent 26- year Army career.  She’s lived in Germany, Kentucky, Texas, South Carolina, Maryland, Alabama, Afghanistan and currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico with her small zoo consisting of pups, (Tucker and Titus) and kittens, (Nelson and Georgi Lu). Major Zamora is the proud mother of Miranda Zamora-Williams, an Athletic Trainer in her second year of her Master’s Degree at the University of Wyoming, currently residing in Laramie, Wyoming with her husband Captain Daniel Williams (USAF). She is also the proud mother of Caleb R. M. Affuso, a well-established tattoo artist in Golden, Colorado. Her Grand-dogs are Sushi, Sake and Roe Zamora-Williams and Magnus Nelson-Affuso.  Major Zamora is a graduate of Fort Knox High School in Fort Knox, Kentucky, New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, New Mexico and Eastern New Mexico University. She holds degrees in History and Sociology. Major Zamora is a Military Technician who serves as the Supervisory Staff Administrator for the 372ND Quartermaster Battalion (Petroleum Support) on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. Concurrently, she is serving in her 28th year of military service as the Executive Officer in the same unit. She is a Bronze Star recipient and veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan. Major Zamora recently opened an urban casual restaurant focused on clean, fresh, vibrant food called Rosemary in Albuquerque, New Mexico.