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Richardson residents John and Gala Partlow hoist their new American flag atop their pole. Their previous one was vandalized and ruined on July 4. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Army Sergeant Replaces Desecrated Flags

When homeowners in a patriotic Richardson neighborhood woke up on July 5, they found what many described as America at its worst. Days later, an Army Sergeant helped them see it at its best.

07/11/2012

This flag was burned on July 4 in Richardson by vandals. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Multiple American Flags Vandalized In Richardson On July 4

On Friday, John Partlow grasped his American flag and shook his head. “It’s just a disgrace,” the Richardson grandfather said. “It makes me mad.”

07/06/2012

Flags honoring fallen veterans in a Mineral Wells Cemetery. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Mineral Wells City Council To Revisit Gravestone Ordinance Amid Backlash

During the week of Independence Day, family members of veterans buried at the Woodland Park Cemetery are still lamenting a city ordinance that limits the dates they can place an American flag alongside their loved one’s headstone.

07/04/2012

A man stands in front of a grave at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virigina. More than four million people visit the cemetery annually, many coming to pay final respects at graveside services, of which nearly 100 are conducted each week. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Volunteers To Lay Flags On Every Grave At DFW Cemetery

Inside a warehouse in Cleburne there are dozens of boxes filled with flags. It’s a delivery just in time for the Memorial Day holiday.

05/26/2012

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Mesquite WWII Vet Honored With Overdue Grave Marker

The family of a Mesquite veteran wants his grave to bear an American flag. It’s been overlooked for 14 years by those who place the flags on veterans graves because he didn’t have the proper marker. Now, he is finally receiving the honor, long overdue.

01/27/2012