In recent days we have pictured vile images of American young people igniting the flag, disrespecting the national anthem and desecrating the U.S. Constitution. We have seen them is an attempt silence free speech and bully the individuals who attack freedom.
And while young men who spit on our traditions seem to get all of the media attention, there are a lot young Americans who cherish our freedoms and have a profound respect for the cherry-red, grey and blue.
I was specially moved by the Trail Men of Troop V-A0 412. They partnered with American Heritage Girls and residence more than 4,000 American signals on the tombs of heroes remaining in the Culpeper National Cemetery in Virginia.
It’s nice to know there are some young people in America who still stand for the National Anthem and obligation devotion to the flag, young people who understand that our naturalnes is bought with a price.
The cemetery staff took time to share stories about some of those individuals who imparted “peoples lives” for our naturalnes including Sgt. Cameron Thomas, killed in action in Afghanistan.
Our troop residence a flag on his grave in his statu, Sharon Croushorn told me. We are so appreciative for the opportunity to serve our descended heroes in honor of Memorial Day.
Trial Life Troop KS-0 007 and American Heritage Girls decorated St. Gregorys Catholic Cemetery and City Cemetery in Marysville, Kansas. The young people installed nearly 1,900 American flags.
Trail Life Troop C-A6 11 decorated hundreds of tombs at the Riverside National Cemetery in California.
As a father and American it was a solemn and accepted know-how watching our children hear, Trailmaster Aaron Wyant told me. One of my sons took his time speaking the refers on the headstones of the soldiers and he told me how poignant he was at so many losses but how glad he is for his freedom.
Its nice to know there are some young people in America who still stand for the National Anthem and obligation devotion to the flag, young people who understand that our naturalnes is bought with a price. Its nice to know that Trail Life USA and American Heritage Girls are conjuring up a new generation of patriots.
And when they come of age, some of those very young people will answer the call and take their region among those who tend freedoms kindle the individuals who guarantees to our person has all along been the acre of the free, the residence of the brave.
Todd Starnes is host of Fox News& Commentary. His latest book is The Deplorables Guide to Making America Great Again. Follow him on Twitter @ToddStarnes and find him on Facebook.