National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 17, 2021


September 9, 2021

Jo Radcliffe/ Pine Bluffs Post

Above: The POW/MIA table at the Donald Eisenhauer American Legion Post 60, Pine Bluffs.

Governor Gordon of Wyoming has proclaimed September 17, 2021 at National POW/MIA Recognition Day.

This day was established in 1979 through a proclamation signed by President Jimmy Carter. From that year forward, every President in office has issued a proclamation commemorating the third Friday of September as National POW/MIA Recognition Day.

Many Americans across the United States pause to remember the sacrifices and service of those who were prisoners of war (POW), as well as those who are missing in action (MIA), and their families. All military installations fly the National League of...

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