Johnny V. Mata

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Pecos, TX

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Rank: Chief Warrant Officer 2

Chief Warrant Officer Mata served in the Army for 16 years before being KIA during an ambush in Nasariyah, Iraq. He was a part of the 507th Maintenance Company out of Ft. Bliss in El Paso, TX.

He was a very intelligent man who loved his family and his hometown. He was committed to being the best person he could be at work and at home.

Johnny gave his life for his family and his country. He loved his family and wanted nothing more than to retire and be able to come home and enjoy his family and his hometown of Pecos, TX.

Age: 35

Date of Death: March 23, 2003

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