Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update
June 18, 2020
FLAG DAY SPEECH
Saturday, June 13, we celebrated Flag Day at Walnut Grove Volunteer Fire Hall. Below is the speech that I gave.
“Good afternoon! Thank you so much for inviting me to speak to you today. It’s a privilege to honor our American flag — the red, white, and blue.
For a moment, travel back in time with me to the year 1814. Just 33 years after the defeat of Cornwallis at Yorktown, the British were back on American soil with an army and navy fresh from the defeat of Napoleon.
These young Americans had been attempting to repay the French for their great assistance in trap...