2021 Memorial Day



A solemn mnemonic to remember and honor those whom gave the ultimate sacrifice while in service in the defense of our great nation during conflict.


 We salute you and rest in eternal peace.


We will not forget you.


Lawrence G. Romo

National Commander

American GI Forum of the US





Albert Gonzales

OCTOBER 19, 1951 – MAY 7, 2021
Obituary of Albert Gonzales

Albert earned his wings on May 7, at home surrounded by his family. Albert was a caring and loving family man who devoted his time to his granddaughter’s hockey games. As he always said, “number 6 on the ice but number 1 in my heart.”


Latino civil rights leader will help remove Confederate symbols, names from military bases

Lawrence Romo heads a group formed to protect Mexican American World War II veterans from discrimination.






Lawrence Romo speaks during press conference.
Lawrence Romo speaks during a news conference on Jan. 29, 2016, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.Mandel Ngan / AFP via Getty Images

SAN ANTONIO — The leader of a national veterans' civil rights group formed to protect Mexican Americans from discrimination has been added to a commission tasked with devising a plan to remove Confederate names, monuments and symbols from military bases and assets.