City missed opportunity to provide positive public relations

Patriotism is a word that most of us hear and use on a regular basis. Most people, like me, truly believe that it means loyalty and devotion to our country, admiration of those who serve and dedication to the ideals of our free democratic style of government.
This is not the complete expression of patriotism.
Thanks to Al January, a true patriot, we had a 50th anniversary memorial service for Duane Hodges and the crew of the United States Navy vessel Pueblo on Jan. 23, 2018. Fifty years ago the North Korean Navy in an unprovoked attack on Jan. 23 . . .