Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia, Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez, and McAllen Mayor Richard Cortez
State Representative Veronica Gonzalez
Laz Mendiola sings, "I Became A Man," a song he wrote in honor of his father, Homero Mendiola, a Vietnam veteran
State Representative Sergio Munoz, Jr.
"People confused the unpopular war with the untainted valor," said State Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, a Vietnam veteran.
Moment of remembrance for POW, KIA, and MIA
Music from the Vietnam era - Sunny Ozuna
Brian Godinez, LZRGV coordinator, discusses his inspiration for this event - his uncle, Guadalupe "Lou" Gonzalez, who passed away in September 2010
McAllen Mayor Richard Cortez
Lt. Gen. Sanchez, Judge Garcia, and Edinburg Mayor Richard Garcia
Leaders and sponsors who made LZRGV possible
Judge Ramon Garcia
Judge Garcia thanks and honors Vietnam veterans for their sacrifice, and introduces Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez
At the event's finale, Lt. Gen. Sanchez asks the audience to turn to their neighbor and offer a gesture of appreciation