FLEMING ISLAND, Florida (WTLV) -- In a patriotic Florida neighborhood there's one American flag that's standing out on Veterans Day, but it's also causing outrage amongst neighbors.
Philip Hoezel says he served the Navy for seven and half years and is now using his first amendment right to express his dissatisfaction with last Tuesday's election results.
On Wednesday morning after learning that President Barack Obama was re-elected to a second term, Hoezel raised his flag upside down for the first time at this home. Veterans Day just happens to be his fifth day of what he plans to be a four-year-long protest, and it's also the day neighbors began to take notice.
The Fleming Island neighborhood is a patriotic one, with quite a few veterans. Many residents raised their upright flags for Veterans Day and are not outraged by their neighbor's protest -- but by this form of protest on an American holiday.
But Hoezel says that's not his intention. As a veteran, he says he respects the holiday and the country...
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