Opinion: My promise to America | SierraSun.com

Opinion: My promise to America

Although I was born elsewhere, this is now my country, this is now my flag and I will defend both no matter what the cost. I am not a hyphenated American, just American. I promise to stand, at attention with hand on heart, during the playing of the National Anthem or trooping (presenting) of the colors, and I will, in my own way, dishonor those who do not.

I promise to thank and honor those who have served past and present, whenever the opportunity arises.

My name is George Schofield — won’t you please join me.

George Schofield

Incline Village

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