The patriotic Gathering of Eagles counter-protested the groupies from the communist antiwar ANSWER Coalition at the president’s commencement speech at the Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday.
Dick Archibald, of Boston, a Vietnam veteran who has a son serving in Iraq, holds a flag at the main gate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., Wednesday, May 23, 2007, in response to President Bush’s visit to the annual commencement ceremony. Archibald participated in a counter-demonstration to an anti-war protest with a group called the Gathering of Eagles. (AP Photo/George Ruhe)
Next up… West Point Graduation on Saturday.