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 2018-09-23 05:08 

Japan Times

Monument for WWI camp head, known for humanitarian treatment of POWs, unveiled in northeast Japan...

A monument commemorating a Japanese man who served as head of a World War I camp and was known for his humanitarian treatment of German ......

 2018-09-22 23:57 

KTNV-TV

Local veteran and POW inspires teen to join the marines...

Nevadans recently honored former prisoners of war and those listed as missing in action. 13 Action News spoke with one of our own local heroes whose story has inspired others to serve our country....

 2018-09-22 21:52 

virginiafirst.com

[ WFXR FOX Roanoke ]

National D-Day Memorial honors prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action...

National POW/MIA Recognition Day takes place each year on the third Friday in September. Earlier today, the National D-Day Memorial commemorated the day with a special ceremony to honor those missing......

 2018-09-22 14:43 

US News & World Report

Vermont Honors Prisoners of War...

Vermont is honoring prisoners of war by recognizing five living survivors....

 2018-09-22 14:43 

Washington Times

Vermont honors prisoners of war...

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont is honoring prisoners of war by recognizing five living survivors. WPTZ-TV reports that Republican Gov. Phil Scott spoke Friday at a ceremony at Camp Johnson in Colchester. Each year, events to remember citizens missing in a...

 2018-09-22 12:36 

US News & World Report

Kuster to Honor Prisoners of War, Those Missing in Action...

Veterans, their families and elected officials are gathering at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action....

 2018-09-22 12:36 

Washington Times

Kuster to honor prisoners of war, those missing in action...

BOSCAWEN, N.H. (AP) - Veterans, their families and elected officials are gathering to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action. The annual ceremony starts at 10 a.m. at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen. POW/MIA Recognition D...

 2018-09-22 07:17 

KESQ

[ Palm Springs ]

POWs & MIAs honored at special ceremony at Palm Springs Air Museum...

People all over the country gathered to recognize prisoners of war and those missing in action. The Palm Springs Air Museum hosted a special ceremony Friday evening honoring the men and women who......

 2018-09-22 05:37 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Ceremony honors prisoners of war, missing service members...

Across the country Friday, American prisoners of war and service members still missing were honored for their tremendous sacrifices to defend our liberty....

 2018-09-22 04:00 

WFFF

[ FOX Burlington ]

Vermont National Guard observes POW/MIA Day with ceremony...

The Vermont National Guard saluted men and women who served our nation and are ex-prisoners of war Friday at Camp Johnson in Colchester. It's in observance of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, which......

 2018-09-22 01:53 

US Department of Defense

Mattis Pays Tribute to Prisoners of War, Missing in Action...

Service members who were held as prisoners of war and those still missing from the nation...

 2018-09-22 00:38 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nellis ceremony honors Nevadans listed as MIA, ex-prisoners of war...

One by one, members of the Rancho High School color guard placed a red rose onto a white and blue wreath on Friday at Nellis Air Force Base — each representing a Nevadan listed as missing in action in U.S. military conflicts....

 2018-09-21 23:33 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

National POW/MIA Recognition Day: Local Veterans Share Survivor Stories...

President Donald Trump made September 21 National POW/MIA Recognition day, calling on the American people to salute all American prisoners of war and those still missing in action....

 2018-09-21 22:58 

KVOA

Ceremony pays tribute to POW/MIA...

The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System and with Davis-Monthan Air Force Base paid tribute to all former American Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action during a POW/MIA recognition ceremony....

 2018-09-21 21:53 

WFXG

[ FOX 54 Augusta ]

National POW/MIA Recognition Day: Local vets share their stories at Fort Gordon ceremony...

A POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony was held Friday, Sept. 21 at Fort Gordon, in conjunction with the national recognition, to honor and remember the sacrifices by prisoners of war and those declared missing in action. The day is a national observance held...

 2018-09-21 20:55 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Veterans to hold weekend memorial...

The Vietnam Veterans of America plan to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action this weekend in Texarkana....

 2018-09-21 20:27 

Dothan Eagle

Prisoners of war, missing in action, remembered in Fort Rucker ceremony...

When entering the armed forces, soldiers are told by the United States that no matter what may happen during times of war or otherwise, they will never be left behind or forgotten....

 2018-09-21 19:53 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Never forget, National POW/MIA Day...

September 21st is National POW/MIA Day which honors all prisoners of war and missing in action personnel....

 2018-09-21 15:05 

Time.com

His Face Was Used to Symbolize Vietnam Prisoners of War. This Is His Real Story...

He was a prisoner for more than seven years...

 2018-09-21 12:25 

News4Jax WJXT

Public invited to memorial event honoring POWs...

The veteran's councils from the five counties in Northeast Florida have banded together to honor our prisoners of war and those still missing in action....

 2018-09-21 00:51 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

Middle Georgians remember POW/MIA service members...

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Middle Georgians continued to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action as part of a series of events honoring service members. Former prisoner of war William Benson said his guardian angel was the only thing that got him th...

 2018-09-20 23:56 

Knoxville News Sentinel

UT Vols: Chair of Honor, 'Volunteer of the Game' seats added at Neyland Stadium...

The University of Tennessee installed a new seat in Neyland Stadium to honor the country's prisoners of war and missing in action service men and women....

 2018-09-20 20:39 

WFXL

[ Albany, GA ]

Georgia Southwestern students visit Andersonville...

In preparation for National Prisoners of War Recognition Day on Friday, Georgia Southwestern students learned about the living conditions, locations, and death rates of confederate soldiers in the north during the Civil War. On Wednesday, GSW and Anderson...

 2018-09-20 16:00 

San Diego Union Tribune

VFW honoring POW and MIA in ceremony Friday at Poway Veterans Park...

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7907 in Poway is holding a Prisoners of War/Missing in Action recognition event on Friday....

 2018-09-19 22:30 

Arizona Daily Star

Letter: Think before you vote...

If you add up all the American Prisoners of War from WWII, Korea, Vietnam and the Gulf War, you get 127,889. None of them are heroes according to our commander...

 2018-09-19 21:56 

The Telegraph

[ Macon, GA ]

Rare group of military heroes coming to Warner Robins...

More than 100 former prisoners of war from around the country are coming to Warner Robins, Ga., starting Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, for an event recognizing POWs and those who remain missing in action....

 2018-09-19 13:00 

Tuscaloosa News

Ceremony to recognize POWs, MIAs...

The public is invited to the annual POW-MIA Recognition Day ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday at VFW Post 6022 in Cottondale.Nationwide, the third Friday in September is reserved to honor prisoners of war and the 78,000 troops from World War II, along with the 8,...

 2018-09-17 21:30 

Republican-American

Day of recognition for POWs, MIAs...

Friday is National POW/MIA Recognition Day, a day to remember the United States' unrecovered prisoners of war from all wars, those still missing in action, and their families. For POW/MIA fam......

 2018-09-15 21:31 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

POW/MIA annual 5k brings dozens...

75 people were up bright and early Saturday morning for a 5k run that has more than just health benefits, it also donates money for prisoners of war and missing in action military men and women....

 2018-09-10 17:52 

Gainesville Sun

POW/MIA Day event scheduled in Alachua County...

Veterans groups in the area are organizing a "Never Forget" ceremony on Sept. 22 to honor service members who were prisoners of war or missing in action.Alachua County Veteran Services, Rolling Thunder Florida's Chapter 3, and the Department o...

 2018-09-07 21:30 

Arizona Daily Star

Tucson's VA to celebrate POW/MIA Recognition Day...

The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, in partnership with the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, is holding an event in honor of former American Prisoners of War and those still...

 2018-09-04 18:31 

KyivPost.com

RFE/RL: Dig near Stalin-era mass grave looks to some like Kremlin dirty work...

Deep in the forests of Karelia in northwestern Russia, digging is under way to find the graves of Red Army soldiers from the World War II era that may have been executed while prisoners of war by their Finnish captors. At least that is how the Russian Mil...

 2018-09-01 13:40 

Roll Call

Here's Who is Attending McCain Memorial at National Cathedral...

Current and former U.S. and foreign leaders, much of official Washington and some of his fellow former Vietnam prisoners of war gathered at the National Cathedral in Washington on Saturday to celebrate the life of Sen. John McCain, who died on Aug. 25. Fo...

 2018-09-01 11:00 

VOA

Former POWs Remember John McCain in Vietnam...

Orson Swindle's first conversation with the late Senator John McCain was tapped out in code on a wall between prison cells.The retired Marine officer met McCain in 1967 when both were prisoners of war at the infamous "Hanoi Hilton" prison in V...

 2018-09-01 02:45 

Antiwar.com

McCain as Confederate...

The day after John McCain died, I happened to visit a memorial to Confederate prisoners of war at Point Lookout, Maryland. Flying a Confederate flag overhead, the monument seemly ironically features a quote at the base from Maya Angelou. I realized there ...

 2018-08-31 19:50 

Los Angeles Times

Iosif Kobzon, dubbed the 'Soviet Sinatra,' dies at 80...

One of the most revered Russian singers of the 20th century, Kobzon is remembered not only for his concerts but also for efforts to negotiate the release of hostages and prisoners of war....

 2018-08-31 16:58 

The Daily Mail

A touching tribute: McCain's former Vietnam cellmate Republican Rep. Sam Johnson honors his friend...

Republican lawmaker Sam Johnson rose from his wheelchair to pay tribute to the John McCain - the man with whom he had shared a cell in Vietnam for 18 months when they were prisoners of war....

 2018-08-29 00:49 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Vietnam veteran looks back on time with John McCain in POW camp...

A wall separated prisoners of war Joe Crecca and John McCain.The two fighter pilots, captured by the ......

 2018-08-27 10:05 

9 News

Heroic servicemen finally recognised, 75 years after WW2...

More than 70 years after war's end, a soldier called Private Webber and 27 of his fellow servicemen are to posthumously receive the Commendation for Gallantry....

 2018-08-27 02:26 

KDFW Fox 4 Dallas

Close friends of Sen. John McCain speak with FOX 4...

A couple of John McCain's closest friends are remembering him fondly and recalling the trying times they shared as prisoners of war in Vietnam....

 2018-08-26 01:04 

NBC San Diego

John McCain, Veteran, Senator, GOP Maverick, Dies at 81...

John McCain, the longtime senator and 2008 GOP presidential nominee who refused to leave fellow prisoners of war behind to escape years of torture in Vietnam, and whose maverick streak as Arizona's senior... Photo Credit: AP This story uses functional...

 2018-08-26 00:45 

KXAS-TV NBC Fort Worth

John McCain, Veteran, Senator, GOP Maverick, Dies at 81...

John McCain, the longtime senator and 2008 GOP presidential nominee who refused to leave fellow prisoners of war behind to escape years of torture in Vietnam, and whose maverick streak as Arizona's senior... Photo Credit: AP...

 2018-08-26 00:30 

NBC New York

John McCain, Veteran, Senator, GOP Maverick, Dies at 81...

John McCain, the longtime senator and 2008 GOP presidential nominee who refused to leave fellow prisoners of war behind to escape years of torture in Vietnam, and whose maverick streak as Arizona's senior... Photo Credit: AP...

 2018-08-26 00:26 

NBC Connecticut

John McCain, Veteran, Senator, GOP Maverick, Dies at 81...

John McCain, the longtime senator and 2008 GOP presidential candidate who refused to leave fellow prisoners of war behind to escape years of torture in Vietnam, and whose maverick streak as Arizona's senior......

 2018-08-26 00:26 

NBC 10 Philadelphia

John McCain, Veteran, Senator, GOP Maverick, Dies at 81...

John McCain, the longtime senator and 2008 GOP presidential candidate who refused to leave fellow prisoners of war behind to escape years of torture in Vietnam, and whose maverick streak as Arizona's senior statesman at times frustrated fellow Republi...

 2018-08-24 21:03 

WWNY

[ Watertown ]

At Fort Drum, Italian Prisoners Of War Remembered...

On a weekend when Watertown honors citizens of Italian heritage with the Bravo Italiano Festival, an Italian soldier who was a prisoner of war in northern New York during World War II was remembered in a ceremony at Fort Drum....

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