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National POW/MIA Recognition Day

posted Sep 20, 2013, 3:50 PM by onthe common
The third Friday of September is the usual observance of “National POW/MIA Recognition Day”.   Foxborough’s first observance of the day was held in 2011.

This year, there will be a 24-hour vigil on the common beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013.

Plans are underway for Rolling Thunder and American Legion Riders to kick-off Saturday’s 45 minute 4:00 p.m. ceremony by circling the Foxborough Common in tribute to all POW*MIA’s. The ceremony is scheduled to include some elected and appointed officials, a keynote speaker, and more.

For more information about Recognition Day/National POW/MIA
Recognition Day, visit:

National POW/MIA Recognition Day: http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/pow_day/

2013 National POW/MIA Recognition Day:
http://www.pow-miafamilies.org/events/recognition-day/

Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office: http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/

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