2010-05-07 / Community

Where Have All The Flags Gone?


A number of veterans have come to The Wave to complain that many of Rockaway’s flagpoles are sans flags. They wonder whether this is an oversight or a way for the government to save a couple of bucks. Frank Farrell, a Vietnamera vet went one step further and brought these photos to The Wave. Pictured, the flagpole on the Riis Park Bathhouse, a federal park facility. A number of veterans have come to The Wave to complain that many of Rockaway’s flagpoles are sans flags. They wonder whether this is an oversight or a way for the government to save a couple of bucks. Frank Farrell, a Vietnamera vet went one step further and brought these photos to The Wave. Pictured, the flagpole on the Riis Park Bathhouse, a federal park facility.
Even the Doughboy Monument on Beach 95 Street, a memorial to those locals who died in WW I, is missing its flag. Even the Doughboy Monument on Beach 95 Street, a memorial to those locals who died in WW I, is missing its flag.
The New NYPD Transit District 23 Headquarters on Beach 116 Street may not even have a flagpole. The New NYPD Transit District 23 Headquarters on Beach 116 Street may not even have a flagpole.
The Parks Department playground on Shore Front Parkway at Beach 74 Street is missing a few flags. The Parks Department playground on Shore Front Parkway at Beach 74 Street is missing a few flags.

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Well isn't this nice. Not

Well isn't this nice. Not only does the the town have more guns and more shootings daily then we had during the war. It doesn't even know what country it belongs to or is it just too ashamed of it's self.


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