Flags Along the Border
ABP Prepares for Independence Day
|Glenn Spencer -- American Border Patrol -- June 8
This year marks the fifth year in a row that American Border Patrol has placed American flags on the border for Independence Day. Last year 10,000 flags were used to spell out SECURE THE BORDER on a billboard just feet north of the border. (See the story on the local newspaper).
The flags were mailed into ABP by its supporters and each has a small note attached. (See photos from 2008)
Even though the government built a five-mile fence along the border at our ranch (did our flags do the job?), most of the border remains unprotected so we are continuing the tradition.
Already flags are beginning to arrive for the Independence Day, 2012. We are making room for them with a new billboard sign that reads - SAVE THE UNITED STATES being built to the left of last year's sign. The completed signs will read SAVE THE UNITED STATES SECURE THE BORDER.
If you want your flag on the border click here.)
This year also marks ten years that ABP has been working on the border. To celebrate, we are holding a special event on Saturday, June 30. Our friends are invited to join us (up to 250) arriving by chartered bus.
If you would like to join them - and help place the flags on the border - click here.
Boxes of flags are now arriving at ABP headquarters. Here is just one of the boxes that arrived this morning.
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