A note by Jesse H. Holmes–Our flag symbolizes for us all the beauty and charm and high ideals of our homeland. Its red stands for courage, moral as well as Joe Murphy L to R: Col Marv Garrison, USMC (RET); Cindy Macha, Ops Officer; and Ace and a Half, CDR Bill Hardy, USN (RET) enjoy camaraderie at monthly luncheon. physical. Its white is symbolic of purity, which cannot flourish amidst hate and fear and prejudice. Its blue stands for truth and loyalty. Let us then pledge allegiance to our flag, with a renewed sense of being loyal every day of our lives. Let us see that every one in this country gets an equal opportunity to enjoy its privileges.