National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 16


September 15, 2022

POW/MIA (Prisoner of War/Missing in Action) is a National Recognition Day to honor and remember those who served this country during war time and never returned home. This day was established in 1979 through a proclamation signed by President Jimmy Carter and every year after commemorating the third Friday in September as National POW/MIA Day.

The POW/MIA flag, also known as the National League of Families POW/MIA flag, can be seen flying in defense department installations and in many other government and private locations and it flies directly below the United States flag. If there are t...

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