The flag is constant reminder of what unifies our country and symbolizes our freedom. It provides hope for many and represents sacrifice to others. To me, the red, white, and blue reminds me that I am proud to be an American!
2011 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. The eagle landed on the grave of Sgt Maurice Ruch, US Army Air Corps. A noted rifle marksman, he was stationed in the Aleutian Islands, served four years in the military, and earned a bronze star.
"And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there." - Francis Scott Key, Star Spangled Banner ~ RADICAL Rational Americans Defending Individual Choice And Liberty