POW/MIA Day

National POW/MIA Recognition Day proclaimed in Alabama
Atmore VFW Auxiliary asks residents to observe the day Special to Atmore News 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. The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary #7016 announces that on June…
Observing POW/MIA Day
By KEVIN MCKINLEY Special to Atmore News American Legion members will line the sidewalks of downtown Atmore on Friday September 15, 2017 in honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. This day is to remember those did not return from the nation’s wars and the ones who were prisoners of war. There are 1,741 American personnel listed by the Defense Department’s POW/MIA Office as missing and unaccounted for from the Vietnam…