In John They Trust

???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?In the morning heat on a tropical island halfway across the world from the United States, several dark-skinned men – clad in what look to be U.S. Army uniforms – appear on a mound overlooking a bamboo-hut village. One reverently carries Old Glory, precisely folded to reveal only the stars. On the command of a bearded ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?drill sergeant,???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? the flag is raised on a pole hacked from a tall tree trunk. As the huge banner billows in the wind, hundreds of watching villagers clap and cheer.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚??