Ceremony recognizes former POWS who came home
One local veteran is bent on keeping awareness high when it comes to the Prisoner of Wars and Missing in Action (POW/MIA) associated with World War II, Korea and the Vietnam War - both those fortunate enough to return home and those still out there and unaccounted for.
Every year, April 9 is proclaimed by the President of the United States as National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, a time that honors and recognizes all prisoners of war that came home.
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