When Is National POW/MIA Recognition Day

What is National POW/MIA Recognition Day

This is the day where all the prisoners of wars and all the people who are missing since the war are honored and respected. This particular day is celebrated on the third Friday of every September every year. This day was established in 1998 Defense Authorization Act.

Significance

On this day the POW/MIA flag is flown. The significance of the flag is that it should be flown below the United States flag and it should be smaller than the national flag. The soldiers who have fought for their country and gave away their lives in the process are respected and paid gratitude for their services and loyalty to their country.

 

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