Some vets oppose bill by Lee Terry on saluting flag while they're out of uniform
Bea Cohen, 103, the oldest female World War II Army veteran in California, right, and Pfc. Ana Moreno, ESC, 24 the youngest soldier present at the ceremony, join U.S. Army veterans celebrating the U.S. Army's 238th birthday, Flag Day, in Los Angeles on Friday.
Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2013 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — A proposal by Rep. Lee Terry has the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion at odds over how best to display their patriotism.
The Omaha Republican introduced legislation on the anniversary of D-Day that would allow military salutes during the Pledge of Allegiance by veterans and service members who are out of uniform, broadening the instances in which that is acceptable.
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