PITTSBURG, KANSAS - You can tell by the watermarks. It's still fairly easy to see where that “God Bless America” sign once hung. A sign that's been there for nearly 15 years, and first put up after 9/11 to bring to the community together during a time of uncertainty.
Vietnam Veteran and Former Letter Carrier Doug Brisendine says "It's wrong, I think it's wrong personally, but…," and shrugs his shoulders.
Brisendine along with a group of other veterans working at post office put up the sign after 9/11 with help from the postmaster.
"Each one of us put a screw in to represent that we put it up there and what we felt for the country,” he says.
Former Postmaster Ed Hinde says "It's sad, it's sad that they feel like that this is something that they understand when they don't."
It's since been taken down after a Pittsburg resident filed a complaint with the “Freedom From Religion Foundation.”
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