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Packers president ignoring U.S. Flag Code

Updated: December 29, 2004, 9:50 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Some war veterans in the Green Bay area were offended Sunday when the Packers flew the U.S. flag at half-staff at Lambeau Field in honor of the late Reggie White, the Green Bay Press Gazette reported Tuesday.

Ron Sager of Appleton, founder of the Fox Valley Vietnam Veterans Association, said the honor is reserved for those who have served or made a sacrifice for their country.

"It does cheapen the reason" for flying the flag at half-staff, Sager told the paper. "Obviously (Packers ...

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