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Ride of the Patriot XXI
As we reflect on the times that have brought us together to commemorate and
memorialize those who have fallen, remember that they gave their lives to
protect and ensure our freedom now and forever. They fought for a noble cause.
They stood to defend ever vigilant. They made the ultimate sacrifice for our
liberty. WE WILL NEVER FORGET!
“Sometimes, no matter how much faith we have, we lose people. But you never forget them. And sometimes, it’s those memories that give us the faith to go on”
SGT Norman Emineth
Hero: SGT Norman Emineth
Date of Birth: 6/13/1949
Date of Death: 5/22/1970
SGT Norman Emineth died of multiple fragmentation wounds received somewhere in Cambodia while serving with C Company, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 25th Infantry Division.
Norman Emineth was born on June 13, 1949 and raised in Baldwin, North Dakota.
A Special Message:
Norman was my second cousin. His dad and my grandmother on my dad's side were
brother and sister. I never met him before he went to Vietnam/Cambodia, but I do
remember going to the funeral home and graveside service. I guess that's what
prompted me to take the assignment to the "Old Guard" in 1979.