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I saluted my flag today

Discussion in 'Veteran's Forum' started by SAG, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. SAG

    SAG

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    www1.va.gov/opa/pressrel/docs/Saluting.doc

    Summary: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2008 New Law Authorizes Veterans Salutes during National Anthem WASHINGTON - Veterans and active-duty military not in uniform can now render the military-style hand salute during the playing of the national anthem, thanks to changes in federal law that took effect this month. The most recent change, authorizing hand-salutes during the national anthem by veterans and out-of-uniform military personnel, was sponsored by Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma

    It felt good. It must have been raining, because my face got all wet.
     
  2. b52ace

    b52ace NRA Patron

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  3. Harley Rider 1955

    Harley Rider 1955 Senior Member

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    This vet has been saluting since he got out in 1980. I don't need government permission to honor my flag.
     
  4. threefeathers

    threefeathers Scouts Out

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    Last Saturday I retired in front of 20K folks at the State Wrestling Championships. I saluted at the Anthem was played. I was the only retiree able to do that.
     
  5. Dragster

    Dragster Lone Star #4040

    Guess that leaves Obama out. :tongueout:

    Won't be saying that again. Just got fingered when I clicked on the link above. And a big black box appeared on my screen...probably took my picture.

    Error: Access is Denied.
     
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2009