NBC4 News – For the first time ever, a rainbow pride flag flew outside a Maryland county’s executive office building, but the flag it replaced raised objections.
Montgomery County Council member Evan Glass, the council’s first LGBTQ member, helped celebrate the pride flag raising at Veterans Memorial Plaza, Rockville. Vietnam veteran John Williams said he’s upset the flag that honored soldiers still missing was taken down.
“When I was in Vietnam, I was there six days before two guys were missing in action, and they still haven’t found their bodies,” Williams said. The POW/MIA flag was replaced by the LGBTQ pride flag for the month of June, pride month.