A Texas organization that had sworn service members at their funerals was reportedly hit this week after it was found to have been stripped of dozens of American flags
The San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders were on Thursday A funeral procession The following day, when they discovered that a thief had taken flags and equipment from their warehouse, KSAT reported.
The group describes itself on its website as "with a strong desire to honor military members and veterans." When we are invited by the family, we attend funerals and initiations and, among other things, participate in a flag line.
TEXAS CITY FLIES 40,000 AMERICAN FLAGS AT HOME, JEWEILS ON JULY  Jean's Kristine Clark, whose part of the organization's Facebook page reported on the theft, said sometime during the week a person "illegally entered the" SA PGR Guard Shack "and without our k The American Flags" as well as "the tools we use to fasten the flags to our posts."
The group said they still had 38 flags and have some of the necessary equipment and plans to move forward and "continue to carry out mission and civil service for our veterans despite the adversities that were imposed on us." However, the organization will eventually have to replenish its stock of flags, KSAT reported.
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"Taking our flags means we have to stand there without a flag and get new ones," Captain Peter Johnson said KSAT.
And to ask the thief, Captain Alice Wagener told the point of sale, "If you have decency and patriotism, please take it back."