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Lomita :: CA :: USA | over 3 years ago

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John Vollmer Jr. of Boy Scout Troop 388 in Lomita is working with VFW Post 1622 in hosting a U.S. flag retirement ceremony Saturday as part of his Eagle Scout project. The ceremony will include a color guard by the Los Angeles Port Police, veterans

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Virginia Beach :: VA :: USA | over 3 years ago

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The fair frivolity paused for those 10 minutes at the Youth Center today. "For some people, it's shocking because you're seeing the flag being burned," said Jen Koma, marketing director for the Simon Kenton Council of Boy Scouts. More shocking,

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Atlanta :: GA :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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Jul 4, 2010 With celebrations for the Fourth of July holiday in full swing, millions of Americans have brought out their American flags to fly at their homes, wave at parades, and show off their true colors. (Jim Watson/Getty Images) With

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Wichita :: KS :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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Senate Tuesday, Herbert Macallum, a retired Wichita, KS, insurance salesman and Navy veteran who fought during World War II to protect the inalienable rights of all Americans, demanded that U.S. citizens stop exercising those rights. "As someone who

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Glenwood Springs :: CO :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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While these disturbing incidents seem to be on the rise in recent years, I find it completely ironic that while a ban can exist on flying the flag of our country, no such ban is allowed to exist on desecrating it. Sorry, Mr. Veteran, you're not

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Coralville :: IA :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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The American flag symbolizes freedom, which is a quality of life that is ultimately not free, Leah Adams said Monday. The Iowa City resident hopes people remembered that concept on Flag Day, which was Monday, along with the soldiers of the past and

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Burlington :: NC :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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L argely overlooked nationwide as people went about their business unaware, Flag Day got a local nod from some diehard patriots who refuse to let it pass unheralded. It's sad, said Erin DiCarlo, 27, who works for Sunrise Senior Living in Burlington...

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New York City :: NY :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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The American Legion, Post 13, will hold a flag retirement ceremony at 5 p.m...When a flag is so tattered that it can no longer serve as a symbol of the United States, it should be destroyed in a dignified manner, preferably by burning. The American

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DeKalb :: IL :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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To local veterans, Flag Day is a time to remember what America's symbol stands for...It's the hugest symbol that we have, said Tim Cliffe, senior trustee with the DeKalb American Legion Post 66...On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress established

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Dallas :: TX :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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The Dallas Morning News kgudmundsson@dallasnews.com On Monday, Americans will be encouraged to fly their flags in celebration of National Flag Day...It's not a return to the '60s, when burning Old Glory and putting a match to your draft card were

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