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Johnston Memorial 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY

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

Arthur Arredondo

 

Dan Arellano President

Johnston Memorial Committee

darellano [at] austin [dot] rr [dot] com

512-826-7569

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