This evening I sent the below e-mail to the UC Irvine Veteran Affairs Office in regards to the flag controversy.
Dear Ms. Duron,
As a part-time teacher in the UCI Extension and a veteran, I would like to know
if your office has issued any statement regarding the UCI flag issue. As a
veteran, I am greatly offended at this attempt to take down the American flag.
While I do not condone in any way any threats that may have been made against
the concerned students, I also found some of the language about the flag
contained in a letter of support for the concerned students to be highly
While there may be a diversity of opinion among veterans on our campus, I feel
the Veterans Affairs Office should make some statement in support of the flag we
US Army 1966-1968