Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave ...
Once again local fire departments successfully came together in mutual aid to work as a team, only this time fire or carnage of any kind was not involved.
Using Ladder 1 from AFD, a really big flag from NFD and a lot of coordination from UMass Campus Safety and Fire Prevention Department, Old Glory was proudly raised high above the Mullins Center for the fantastic benefit show, Ice Stars for Wounded Warriors, held this past weekend.
Giving good reason for crowds to cheer -- even before getting into the venue.
Photos courtesy Ed Mientka