POW/MIA Recognition Day
By Sgt. George HuleySeptember 20, 2017
National POW/MIA Recognition Day was originally established in 1979 and is recognized every year on the third Friday of September. It is a national day of observance to honor American service members who have been prisoners of war or have gone missing in action throughout past conflicts. Today there are still 82,468 service members throughout the world that are still missing in action.