Enduring hurricane-force winds and pouring rain, a police officer in a Texas town rushed outside to save an American flag, according to a Facebook post that's surging on the Internet.
The Aransas Pass Police Department posted this picture of officer Jack McCarty as he grabbed the flag from a bench.
"While some dishonor and desecrate her, APPD Ofc. Jack McCarty will stop at nothing to honor and save her," the APPD wrote on its Facebook page with the hashtags, #GodBlessAmerica #HurricaneHarvey.
The post has been shared more than 2,000 times. Some are criticizing the officer for taking such a risk to save the flag, but many more are praising him for his deed.