THE FLAG Producer John Duffy, Actor Jim Peaks & Writer Vietnam Vet David Alspach

Air Date : Friday, September 13, 2013

Show #135

My Guest Producer John Duffy and Vietnam Vet David Alspach. Both Dave and John 2852465_origproduced this film What does the American Flag mean to you?


“THE FLAG” film project is 2 films: The 1st film is fictionalized narrative short film based on a true story that happened to the writer and Vietnam Vet Dave Alspach.

The second Film is an educational film that educates on the meaning of the 13 folds of the Flag and asks the question of celebrities, veterans and average Americans ”

 “What does the Flag mean to you?”


The video teaser above with actor Jack Scalia  is an example of our ability to make a moving patriotic film that will be seen across this great country.

The completed narrative and educational film will both entertain with a
fictionalized true story and also teach the true meaning of the thirteen folds of the American Flag. You will also learn the origin of the twenty-one gun salute and the twenty-one steps by the Honor Guard at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Listen to real Veterans interviewed give the reason why our Flag means so much to them.

You will witness in the fictionalized narrative portion of the film how far
one Veteran will go to protect our Flag.

As a veteran I’m asking you to be part of this patriotic soul searching
narrative & educational film that will be retailed across the nation. Please donate what ever you can. You will be helping to educate many who do not realize what the American Flag means to our Country and our Veterans and their families. You will be supporting our American Hero’s in the process.

Profits will be shared with various Veterans support groups, such as American Soldier Network (Wounded Warriors), The Gary Sinise Foundation as well as several Veterans Charities. (Disabled Veterans and Children of Fallen Veterans.)

‘The Flag’ film will be used to promote some of America’s most honored holidays which include, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Flag Day and Veterans Day.

So please spread the word and share on all your social media sites and
please take action and donate to this worthy cause.

God, Family, Country    –   Thank you

 David Alspach was Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Dave was instilled with an unflinching

27924_10151105087966650_1825548272_nspirit to perform daring stunts. At the age of 18, he toured the Pocono and Catskill Mountains as a professional diver with the ‘John D. O’Keefe Aqua Revue’. This professed (and possessed) stunt daredevil would set himself ablaze and plunge into a pool 60 feet below his platform. Mediocrity has no room in the life of Dave Alspach. At the age of 19, he was a member of an elite Special Forces Team and served three years in Vietnam. However, his undying interest in the entertainment field increased in strength after returning to the U.S. He studied and appeared at the Guthsville Playhouse (credits of Jack Lemon and other stars) near his hometown as well as other regional theaters throughout the northeast. His efforts began to pay off after scoring acting jobs in New York theaters between menial jobs to pay the bills. Dave credits acting coaches and producers Joel Tellis (Guthsville Playhouse) and Blair Cutting (New York), who were instrumental in preparing him for his work. He is the co-founder of ‘Best Little Playhouse in Tampa’, a non-profit corporation that exists to provide the Tampa Bay area with professional theatrical productions while donating the proceeds to local children’s charities. Now living in Los Angeles, Dave is a partner in Integrity Entertainment Group a film & TV Production Company.. Dave continues to follow his dream as an actor, producer and writer.


John Duffy is a Producer / Line Producer, Co-Founder Vets on Set, Personal Development Leader/Blogger/Speaker, and Author

gallery2Film producer of over 30 feature films, training videos for U.S. Marine Corp and a couple of reality TV shows. He started out in the entertainment industry acting in New York in theater and film. After moving to Los Angeles John made the transition into producing and has actively been working in the film industry for the past 19 years.

Recently he line produced the TV movie “The Wonder Girls” that aired on Teen Nick, “The Ghastly Love of Johnny X” which just premiered at the Cinequest Film Festival and “Beneath the Darkness” with Dennis Quaid which opened in theaters in January. Prior to that he line produced the Mixed Martial Arts film “Blood & Bone” with Michael Jai White. He also line produced three feature horror films for the late Steven J. Cannell including: Demon Hunter starring Sean Patrick Flanery and Colleen Porch, The Garden starring Lance Henriksen and Sean Young, and Left in Darkness starring Monica Keena and David Anders. Prior to that John was a Consultant/Producer and completed three films for IDT/Anchor Bay (owned by John C. Malone’s Liberty Media).

Television programming includes producing a season of “UFO Hunters” on the History Channel and Frankie Muniz Hoopla LA Celebrity Basketball Event for the Starlight Foundation and Fox Sports West.

He has also line produced a series of training videos for the United States Marine Corp. (USMC) and two 3D commercials for Coke.

John is the Co-Founder of Non-Profit Vets on Set dedicated to providing work and opportunities for military veterans in the Film and TV industry.
Started a daily Personal Development blog “The Glass is 3/4’s Full” a few years ago that shares his personal philosophy on life with close to 2,000 posts to date.


64451_10200942187903401_1412338209_nJames Peeks is an actor in THE FLAG  and a former Boston Radio Host.   James is a major supporter of our Veterans and Veteran organizations.

James works with John Duffy, Jack Scalia, and  David Alspach on this moving film called THE FLAG


Interview of the team of THE FLAG