Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Annual Ex-POW/MIA Vigil

Annual Ex-POW/MIA Vigil in New Hampshire
When: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
Where: New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH
The annual ceremony, hosted by Dept of NH Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), will be held in the Chapel.
* The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. Many Americans take the time to remember those who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are missing in action (MIA), as well as their families.


2017 National POW/MIA Recognition Day Friday, September 15th

National POW/MIA Recognition Day will be observed on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. This annual event honors our missing service members and their families, and highlights the government’s commitment to account for them.  Across the country, local POW/MIA ceremonies are encouraged throughout POW/MIA Recognition Week, culminating with countless events and the national ceremony in Washington, DC, on Recognition Day.  Support for these missing Americans and their families is deeply felt.  America’s POW/MIAs should be honored and recognized, rather than memorialized, with the focus on continuing commitment to account as fully as possible for those still missing.  Strong, united support by the American people is crucial to achieving concrete answers