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Letter: Flag should be lowered Veterans Day

Martha Pearson writes:
November 11, 2021 -- For the 3rd year in a row the court house annex did not put its flag at half mast. They lower it for those who died of drug overdoses but not for the honorable men and women who gave their lives for this country. I find it a sad example for our children.
Martha, thanks for writing. Veterans Day honors the service of all military veterans, while Memorial Day is set aside for remembering those who died during military service. That distinction guides the display of the flag on those holidays. As Lee Murphy points out, flags should be full-staff for Veterans Day.

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