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Veteran’s Homeowner’s Association DEMANDED The American Flag Be Removed – Then She Fought Back in a Smart Way! (WATCH)


Too many homeowners associations create excessive rules which ban American flags. This time, a 24-year Air Force veteran from East Tennessee was forced by her homeowners association to take down her flagpole.

And she was not happy:

“It felt like there was an empty place,” said Delia Foster, “Not only in my yard, but in my heart, too.”


“It just seemed empty,” said Foster, “Like I was going to pass by my house accidentally because I was so used to seeing it there and lit.”

Her neighborhood home owner’s association asked her to take it down because of a rule that says structures require permission, including flagpoles.

She was determined to fight back! She went to look up the rules, and realized a mistake the homeowners association made about flags. And she discovered that the rule that prohibited “structures” never defines flagpoles as a structure. Nor does the rule specifically ban flag poles.

Foster found out the HOA follows county codes, and through a confirmation at the Mayor’s office she discovered the county does not define the flagpole as a structure. Further investigation of her HOA’s current covenant, and she learned they never voted to specifically ban flagpoles. The discoveries meant the return of her flag.

“It’s the icon and the beacon for everyone in the military,” said Foster.

Foster’s Brother and the Loudon County veterans honor guard properly reinstated the flag in a small ceremony.

“Veterans are a big group, and it’s my experience that they, we, do support each other in times like this,” said Foster, “It’s really a family.”

via WUSA 9

What a great story! With a little homework, this veteran was able to defeat the homeowners association and proudly display the American flag.

Do you believe we should be allowed to fly the American flag ANYWHERE? Please leave us a comment and tell us what you think.



  1. Juanita says:

    this is why we need to ban home owners associations I have always refused to buy a home any where that you have to join H O A

  2. Pat says:

    i am so happy she is able to fly our flag, it should be flown anyplace a person in this country a person wants to fly it. GOD BLESS AMERICA

  3. Annette says:


  4. Alan says:

    I proudly fly my American Flag 24/7 and i’m not a veteran. God Bless the USA…

  5. Vivian says:

    YES the flag is our statement of freedom and those who serve or served has more right than most to display it

  6. Debbie says:

    We should be allowed to fly OUR American Flag absolutely anywhere we wish to fly one. End of story!

  7. Sid says:

    There is a federal law forbidding Home Owner associations from preventing people from flying the American flag. She could easily have this brought to the attention of the Federal govt and the HOA would be charged with a federal Offense.

  8. Rick says:

    Fukinkill the assmonkey that started this bs.