Everyday Life - Memorials, Monuments

Challenge #20 in the Things you'll see everyday series. Hosted by amicus70.
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Back to the first challenges in this series. I want to see pictures from things you see everyday but perhaps don't notice them. Let's begin with monuments or memorials. Easy. Read the additional rules or be dq'ed!
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The Cost of Freedom
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We see our Flag every day. On buildings. In buildings. At gas stations, grocery stores, and homes. But do we EVER stop to think about what it COSTS for that Symbol of Freedom to keep waving?
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Submitted: Sunday, 24th June, 2012 03:07 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 8th November, 2010
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/50 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 400
Notes: This was image was made at the Vietnam Memorial Travelling Wall exhibit in Hesperia, CA.
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