They say home is where the heart is, and for Air Force veteran Larry Murphree, his heart is with his country.

"One day I was thinking about the country, and I put a small American flag on my front porch in a flower pot," Murphree said.

Murphree says it wasn't much, but it had meaning.

"It's a small flag," Murphree said, "but it stands for a big thank you."

Murphree says the HOA at the Tides Condominium in Sweetwater didn't feel the same. 

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