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    Thank you, thank you, thank you. I can not express my gratitude for you and this post. Its been over a year since my grandfather died, and my family has been searching for a case all this time. Ever case we could find was either cheaply made, didn't look good, or was way too expensive. I was worried we would have to keep it in an airtight bag, and my grandfather deserved so much more.Anyway, after I found this post, I couldn't believe my luck. I am now getting wood and tools ready for the flag case, but before I start, I thought I would give you my thanks. This means so much more to me than you could possibly know. My grandfather was an engineer for the Navy during World War Two, and he continued his service in the Naval Reserves for 27 years, and retired with the rank of Commander. Aft...

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    Thank you, thank you, thank you. I can not express my gratitude for you and this post. Its been over a year since my grandfather died, and my family has been searching for a case all this time. Ever case we could find was either cheaply made, didn't look good, or was way too expensive. I was worried we would have to keep it in an airtight bag, and my grandfather deserved so much more.Anyway, after I found this post, I couldn't believe my luck. I am now getting wood and tools ready for the flag case, but before I start, I thought I would give you my thanks. This means so much more to me than you could possibly know. My grandfather was an engineer for the Navy during World War Two, and he continued his service in the Naval Reserves for 27 years, and retired with the rank of Commander. After his time in the navy, he worked for Monsanto to further utilize his engineering skills. Once he retired from Monsanto, he still couldn't stop building and creating. His creativity and craftsmanship were beautiful. I grew up with him my whole life, and since I was little, he and I would do all sorts of projects in his workshop.Last year, he died of cancer, and even to this day, I still remember the phone call bearing the news of his passing. Once we received the flag, we couldn't find a proper case for such a great man. Now I realize that we shouldn't buy one. I can make it! I will make it in the very workshop my grandfather and I used, and I will make it with the very tools he taught me how to use. Thank you so much MissionSRX. I will add a picture of it once it's done. This will surely be a final act of closure, and you have my eternal gratitude.(On behalf of the President of the United States and the Chief of Naval Operations, please accept this flag as a symbol of our appreciation for Robert's service to this Country and a grateful Navy. God bless you and this family, and God bless the United States of America)

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