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POW/MIA Recognition Day

Dear Editor,
POW/MIA Recognition Day, in honor and memory of the Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action, will be observed on Sept. 21. It honors all American POW/MIA’s still missing from either the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard or civilians.
In 1979 the first commemoration held to honor America’s POW/MIA, those returned from war and those still missing and unaccounted for was held. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is now held the third Friday of September. Local POW/MIA ceremonies are encouraged throughout recognitions week Sept. 16-22.
In 1989, an ...


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