AUSTIN MAY 13, 2012
Seventy five young men from the Austin area were killed in the war in Viet Nam; during that era the Tejano population of Austin was less than 10 percent yet suffered 25 percent of the casualties and 23 percent were from Johnston High School.
Join us as we honor these young men that sacrificed their lives while in service to their country. Scheduled to speak will be State Representative Eddie Rodriguez. This year’s ceremony will be dedicated to the latest casualty of the war,
The ceremony will take place at Eastside Memorial High School at the Johnston Campus 1012 Arthur Stiles Road on Saturday May 26, 2012 at 2 P.M.
The Battle of Medina Society, the Tejanos in Action, the Johnston 34 Memorial Committee and the Johnston/Eastside Memorial High School Ex-Students Association
honor the Service, Loyalty, Personal Hardships, and the Supreme Sacrifices made by our fellow Citizens.
Pete “Log” Aguilar Joe Montez Jesse T. Hernandez
Walter Moore Gene Beltran Alfred Venegas
Jose Ramon Cano Joe B. Moreno John (Chicho) Castillo
Joe “Karate Kid” Rodriguez Toby Rodriguez Rudy Espinoza
Wiley Guerrero John ‘Matt”Hernandez Eleuterio ( Shine) Pena
Johnny Roland Henry Terrazas Isaac Guzman
Rudy Lopez Booker T. Loftin David Guerrero
Alex Quiroz David Mosqueda Ernest Ojeda
Sam “Semia” Ybarra Arturo Acosta Ray Louis Van Zandt
Daniel Tienda Joe Gallardo Billy Harris
Malone Allen Joe Ramos
Gabriel Rodela Jr
Dan Arellano President
Johnston Memorial Committee