Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Johnny Villareal Mata

Birth: October 19, 1967 – Pecos, Texas

Died: March 23, 2003 – near Nasiriyah, Iraq

CWO2 Mata was assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas. He was one of eight soldiers found dead during the rescue of Pfc. Jessica Lynch, who was being held as a prisoner of war. Johnny grew up in the small [.