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Flag Day honored with ceremonies in Bend and Redmond

In recognition of Flag Day, the Bend Heroes Foundation and Mountain View High School's Cadet Corps placed flags at the Bend Heroes Memorial in Brooks Park. In Redmond, a 20-by-30 foot flag was raised by BasX Solutions and the Redmond High School ROTC. 

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Ben Steen

Benjamin Steen is a photojournalist for NewsChannel 21. Learn more about Ben here.



  1. To me, the spirit of the flag and everything for which it stands is best expressed by freedom-loving dissidents than by cowering sheep who recite the Pledge out of fear of being viewed as a nonconformist if they don’t. Parts of the pledge are great, particularly as originally written by an American socialist scoutmaster in the 19th century. I can get behind “liberty and justice for all,” as an idea, but not mindlessly, mechanically, and involuntarily in an era when such a thing does not exist (did it ever?).

        1. you do hve the Freedom to ask. But you don’t need to ask as you don’t believe in American Exceptionalism or believe that the USA was ever great

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