Re: A Flag burning ceremony
RYAN KEIL (RYAN.KEIL@M.CC.UTAH.EDU)
Tue, 30 Aug 1994 13:20:28 -0600
On Fri, 26 Aug 1994, Bart M Voyce +1 201 386 4632 wrote:
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> "When we look at the flag, may we always remember the great struggle that
> took place during the Civil war. At the same time, may we remember those
> who fought in different battles during other wars, fought in foreign
> lands. Their sacrifices must always be remembered as they answered the
> call to service and put it all on the line to preserve, protect and
> defend freedom and democracy at home and around the world."
This sounds like it was a great event. The only thing I might add to
this is the paragraph above. It seems to me that this would be a most
appropriate time to remember those who serve in times of peace.
Unfortunate though it may be in some respects, we must always remember
that our way of life is not only protected by those who have fought and
died, but also by those who have stood ready and willing to fight and die
even though they were not called upon to do so.
I'm not trying to diminish the effect of the event, or the importance of
the issues addressed in the narration, so please, don't read that into my
Ryan Keil, BEAR-ly Scoutin'
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