The Maywood firefighters say they were ordered to go home for refusing to remove stickers of American flags after their fire chief implemented a ban on all stickers.
When the Maywood Chief was asked about disciplining the firemen, he claimed that it was due to a picture of a monkey and an American flag placed on a locker which equated to racism. However, the four firefighters (one of whom is an African American and another of Cuban dissent) disagree and say that was a 10-year-old practical joke.
They can only do this if we let them...who will stand against them and JUST SAY NO? The fire chief...that's who and by the way...this is how real mean act...they just do like George Washington's motto...DEEDS, NOT WORDS!
Fortunately, the four firemen’s voices have been heard. According to WGN-TV, the chief made the decision to put “department issued flags on every locker in every room.”
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