Photo Caption: John Bear/Daily News Tech Sgt. Fabian Silva hugs his mother Gloria on Wednesday at the Sgt. Willie Estrada Memorial Civic Center.
By Janessa Maxilom
An airman's idea was the catalyst for a new law in the state of New Mexico.
Holloman Air Force Base Tech Sgt. Fabian Silva was recognized on Wednesday at the Sgt. Willie Estrada Memorial Civic Center for his efforts to create a law that went into effect this July.
Like most members of the armed forces Silva has had to deploy to remote areas of the world to serve his nation. During preparations for his last deployment Silva came across a snag while trying to shut off the utilities for his home.
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