Van Thomas Barfoot Passes Away at Age 92WWII Veteran Col. Van Thomas Barfoot Passes Away at Age 92
A World War II Medal of Honor recipient who made headlines for his fight to fly an American flag in his Virginia front yard, has died. Retired Army Col. Van Thomas Barfoot was 92. Barfoot gained national attention and even support from the White House in 2009 when he fought to keep his 21-foot flagpole at his Henrico County home after the homeowners association ordered it removed and threatened to sue him. The association later backed off, but Barfoot’s fight led to a state law making it tougher for homeowners associations to restrict the flying of the U.S. flag. (source)
It just seems that thank you is so inadequate for all of the sacrifices that were made by our veterans, however I hope and pray that our government will finally live up to their responsibilities to all of our veterans, without their sacrifices where would we be today; I shutter to think…….
Col Van Thomas Barfoot slideshow.
God Bless You Col and God Bless your family.