Video of Navy SEAL climbing pole to fix American flag goes viral

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia (WTHR) - A Facebook post by a Navy SEAL shows him climbing a flagpole at a Virginia Beach monument to fix an American flag.

Dom Raso says in the post he was out for a morning run when he saw the flag at the Navy SEAL monument had come loose from its pole.

He tried three times to climb the pole without success to correct the flag.

But on his fourth attempt, with a friend's help, Raso completed the climb and put the flag back where it belonged.

"The gold stars on this monument and the sacrifice that has been made for all us was something I wasn’t just going to pass by," Raso posted.

By Sunday morning, Raso's video posted Thursday grabbed more than 2.3-million views and 40-thousand shares on Facebook.