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With the keen eye of a police officer in Nevada, helped save a unique version of its former Glory, the shoulder of a busy Las Vegas-area freeway.
The Nevada Highway Patrol shared it on Facebook with a video of the moment when Trooper Jason Buratczuk, an air force veteran, pulled over on the northern lanes of Interstate 15 near Sahara Avenue on Oct. 2, after he was spotted with the American flag on the side of the road.
“It’s not just a piece of cloth. It is a symbol of our country,” he told FOX5. “People have bled and died for it.”
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Buratczuk for the first time, found on the flag of the northern lanes of traffic, but it continued to drive past it. He then decided to circle back around to retrieve it.
“I thought, ‘How can anyone fall out of their cars?'” he told FOX5.
The Nevada Highway Trooper Jason Buratczuk got on I-15 to pick up an American flag on the side of the road.
The Nevada Highway Patrol)
A Video released by police shows the officer pulled over to the side of the road, and in order to get to the flag as well as cars zip past.
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The highway patrol said that the Buratczuk to collect the flag, and immediately took it to a local American Legion Lodge. The American Legion took possession of the flag, and it will be properly retired in a burning ceremony, which is held approximately every six months.
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Government officials ask the board members place a flag on the side of the road and to not pick up on it as a result of safety concerns, but to get in touch with the national reform programme in place to an inside pick up.
For Buratczuk, whose father, brother, cousins, nieces, nephews, and grandparents all served in the armed Forces, the flag represents more than just the substance to be stitched out.
“Maybe we’d be better off if we have to take a minute and think about what the flag represents, and what it means for the people,” he told FOX5.