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Leander Police Department flag presentation held Monday was 8 years in the making

Published on May 16, 2017 under CommunityImpact

The Leander Police Department was presented with an American flag from a U.S. police training station in Iraq during a ceremony Monday. The flag previously flew over Forward Operating Base Warrior. The base is also called Camp Wetherbee in honor of Officer Darrell Wetherbee, a Maine police officer and member of the U.S. Army Civilian Police Assistance Training Team who died during a sniper attack outside of the facility in Iraq. When he visited Camp Wetherbee in 2009, Vietnam War veteran Carson George asked if he could have the flag for the Leander Police Department. George’s son, Lance Cpl. Phillip […]

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Source: Community Impact- Cedar Park

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