Friday, December 13, 2013

Iraq veteran surprised with 17-foot American flag

Iraq veteran surprised with 17-foot American flag
Mike Bush
December 12, 2013

WOOD RIVER, Ill. (KSDK)- On Ferguson Avenue Thursday, the Wood River Fire Department showed up to show thanks.

Dr. Michael Harbison was being honored with a gift. A special American Flag.

"Operation let it wave gratefully acknowledges Dr. Michael S. Harbison, "read Rodney Cook from a proclamation.

Harbison is a Chiropractor. He's also a veteran.

He was in Alpha Company 269 and a part of the original invasion of Iraq in 2003.

"We spent 23 days in consecutive combat, "Harbison said.

Since coming home, he helped raise money for various veteran's organizations and given discounts to any veteran who walks into his business. That's why he was recognized by "Operation: Let it Wave".
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