September 14, 2023

Pocatello–The POW*MIA Association has announced that their annual POW*MIA Recognition Ceremony will be tomorrow, September 15.  Their announcement reads, “We have our National POW*MIA Recognition Day Ceremony this Friday, September 15, 2023 at 7:00pm at the Southeast Idaho Veteran’s Memorial in Upper Ross Park. Civil Air Patrol, Bugles Across America, Pocatello & Chubbuck Mayors, Senator Mike Crapo’s Office and Veterans of Foreign Wars are helping us with the ceremony.”

The POW*MIA Awareness Association is seeking members.  On their website, they explain, “We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the public awareness and financial support of the Prisoner of War and Missing in Action (POW*MIA) issue.

We are guided by the principles of freedom, sacrifice, liberty and brotherhood to ensure that we accomplish the following objectives:

  • (a) Increase public awareness of the POW*MIA issue by hosting and partaking in community events.
  • (b) Generate funds that will be dispersed to the National League of POW/MIA Families, the Idaho State Veterans Home in Pocatello, Idaho and local charities in our community.
  • (c) Conduct safe, professional and well represented events that will engage our brother and sister patriots.
  • (d) Enjoy the camaraderie of Veterans, the joy of patriotism, and the spirit of freedom we have as Americans.”

For more information about the Association, or to learn more about membership, click here.

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