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  • L C posted at 5:10 pm on Fri, Jul 5, 2013.

    L C Posts: 2

    I agree with you proud mom.

  • Proud Mother of an Army Avi8er posted at 6:17 am on Fri, Jul 5, 2013.

    Proud Mother of an Army Avi8er Posts: 343

    'Army wife Lindsey Clark, who has attended several of the previous Freedom Fest events, was disappointed in this year’s pared-down event."
    “If you are going to cut budgets, you shouldn’t cut it from the American holiday,” Clark said. “A lot of people join the military because of the ideas of July Fourth.”

    I am all for celebrating the Fourth of July. It is something I have always done too.
    However, in these times we as AMERICANS need to be wise with our spending.
    Down sizing the fireworks display was the right thing to do. Actually, I think the display should have been canceled this year.

    It doesn't take fireworks to define being an...AMERICAN.

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Posted: February 25, 2016

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