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Enrique Miramontez Memorial Park
Anthony, Texas – 06-15-19

 

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Cpl. Enrique Miramontez has asked the mayor of Anthony, Texas, the Patriot Guard Riders and the 19th Rifle Company, USMCR to participate in a community awareness project in observance of the 50th anniversary of his sacrifice. The Enrique Miramontez Memorial Park was dedicated in his honor on November 11, 2000. The project is designed to educate the populace of Anthony, Texas in who Cpl Miramontez was and the sacrifices he endured resulting in the dedication of the park. He was a of member the United States Marine Corp that was deployed to South Vietnam, Quang Tri province with the 3rd Marine Division, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, C Company on August 14, 1968 as a rifleman. He was Killed In Action (KIA) due to a hostile explosive device on June 18, 1969. Cpl Miramontez is also honored on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall in Washington DC with his name inscribed on Panel 22w, Line 80. Cpl Miramontez was awarded the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal and the Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal for his service. The ceremony will begin at 12:00 PM. The Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to stand a flag line while the 19th Rifle Company fires three volleys in his memory for those in attendance.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-15-19
Staging Time: 11:30 AM

Enrique Miramontez Memorial Park
1100 Franklin St.
Anthony, Texas 79821

Ride Captain:

Vaughn Nelson
fwtpgrmissions@gmail.com
(915) 667-9992

Special Instructions:

Flag line while during the volleys.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Vaughn Nelson
Position: Texas Ride Captain

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June 15
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2 Comments

    1. Thank you to all, who have worked so hard to make this possible. In honoring of our uncle Enrique Miramontes, on the 50th anniversary of his sacrifice to our great nation, and keeping his memory alive. Not just to his family and friends, but to his hometown of Anthony Tx., and New Mexico.

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