The following item was reported in the Armed Forces News dated Sept. 17, 2004:
"Armed Force News has received the following message, datelined Sept. 11, 2004, from retired Australian Army Lt. Col. Jack Fletcher in New South Wales, Australia.
"'I report that this morning, Old Glory was, with proper ceremony, raised then lowered to half-mast, atop my hill (2760 ft) at 35 deg 13 min South, 149 deg 24 min East, in memory of those innocents who were killed on this day, 2001. May they rest in peace.'"
Fletcher, a Vietnam veteran, is a graduate of U.S. Army Special Forces schools and U.S. Marine Corps reconnaissance training.
I salute Fletcher for his touching tribute.
Floyd Brown, USAF (ret)
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