SWFL veteran marks other veterans’ graves with flags to honor them

Veteran Trae Zipperer has one wish, and that’s to honor every single veteran that has been laid to rest at Fort Myers Cemetery. “Unlike the national cemetery, where all of the headstones are identical, we know everyone buried there is a veteran or the spouse of a veteran. In our local and municipal cemeteries, we […]

American flag. (Credit: CBS News)

Museum in Punta Gorda shows the honorable process of retiring the flag

The flag of the United States is our token of freedom. But the steady swaying of the stars and stripes forces some to retire the symbol of sacrifice. “A lot of blood has been spilled to protect that flag,” said Chuck Vullo, a veteran of the U.S. Navy. “The flag means an awful lot to […]