Diverse America Divided On National SymbolsThe symbols of America inspire skepticism and heartbreak, pride and joy, sometimes all at once. Minorities in particular have conflicted feelings about symbols honoring a country that has not always treated all people equally.
President Obama Orders US Flags To Half-Staff Honoring Dallas VictimsIn honor of the victims of the attack, the President has ordered all public building and grounds, all military posts and naval stations, and at the White House to fly the American flag at half-staff until sunset on July 12.
Are We Overusing The 'Flag At Half-Staff' Tribute?Nearly every day, somewhere in the country, the U.S. flag was lowered to half-staff last year in one of the most significant official gestures of mourning and respect, an analysis found.
D-Day Flag From U.S. Boat Sells For $514,000 At AuctionThe U.S. flag flown on the stern of the boat that led the first American troops onto Utah Beach on D-Day was sold for $514,000 at an auction in Texas on Sunday. The pre-sale estimate for the flag was $100,000.
Soldiers Placing 230K U.S. Flags At Arlington National CemeteryThe event Thursday is known as "flags in." It marks the beginning of Memorial Day weekend activities at the cemetery.
Shocked Customers Watch Man Trash American Flag At McDonald'sAn unpatriotic act shocked some people having dinner at an Arlington McDonald's Wednesday night.
WWII Veteran Celebrates 59 Years Working Fort Worth Stock Show & RodeoThe Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is a very important part of Harry Smith’s life. So, much so that on this his 91st birthday he is also celebrating 59 years of working at the show.
Thieves Steal Family's Flag On Display Since Sept. 11A flag proudly hung by a Burleson family since Sept.11 was stolen on broad daylight.
Mesquite Fire Department Announces Flag Retirement Collection BoxesThe son of a Mesquite Fire Department Lieutenant, recently completed his Eagle Scout project by building a flag retirement box for each of Mesquite’s fire stations
Van Residents Raise American Flag From Tornado RubbleIn the midst of damage and devastation in Van, Texas, after a powerful twister tore through the town of about 2,600, residents showed their resiliency and patriotism as they began to clean up.
Local Boy Scout Troop Has Stars & Stripes Flying Across CityThe Boy Scouts of America have a patriotic tradition on Presidents Day – and several other holidays throughout the year. A troop in Keller
Search Continues For Weatherford Flag Burning VandalsSo far, none of the tips have panned out for investigators searching for the person/persons who are stealing and burning American flags in Weatherford. As of Tuesday night there have been eight cases of the vandalism in the city.

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