At Battle Grounds Coffee Co. in Newburyport, Massachusetts, Aug. 6 was a tough day. The company’s American flag was vandalized, and it hit too close to home for the owners — one of whom is a former Navy SEAL. Salvatore and Dana DeFranco were called after employees arriving for work found the U.S. flag on the ground. It typically hangs…
One of the owners is a Navy SEAL, so the vandalism hit them harder. Police say there is no surveillance video of what happened but they are still investigating.