25 Sep '17, 5pm

VFW National Commander Opposes Flag Disrespect

The national commander of America’s largest and oldest major combat veterans organization is raising his voice in opposition to those who disrespect the flag. “There is a time and place for civil debate, and wearing team jerseys and using sporting events to disrespect our country doesn’t wash with millions of military veterans who have and continue to wear real uniforms on real battlefields around the globe,” said Keith Harman, a Vietnam combat veteran who leads the 1.7 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and its Auxiliary. “My oath to protect the Constitution also protects my right to vehemently disagree with how others may choose to air their grievances,” said Harman, who said those who disrespect what most Americans hold dear have forgotten that America is still in a 16-year, multi-front war, against a shadow enemy whose end goal is the total destruction...

Full article: https://www.vfw.org/news-and-publications/press-room/arch...

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