2005 FAMILY UPDATE LOCATIONS 2005
Tuesday, September 14th, 2004 is National POW-MIA Recognition Day
This solemn day is observed each year on the third Friday of September. Commemorations will continue through the weekend.
Presidential Proclamation - President Bush will make an official Proclaimation for National POW/MIA Recognition Day, 2003 The White House is expected to issue a Presidential Proclamation prior to September 19. The Proclamation will be posted here and on www.whitehouse.gov as soon as it is issued.
Missing Man Table & Honors Ceremony - There are two ceremonies that are traditonally used. One is called the Missing Man Table Ceremony and the other the Remembrance Ceremony. For a complete script of each, as well as instructions for the table setting, click CEREMONIES.
History of the POW/MIA Flag - For a history of the official POW-MIA Flag and Logo, please click FLAG.
Official National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2003 Poster - Is available at DPMO's website. Various sizes are available depending on your need. Please go to - http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/powday/pow_rec_day_03_poster.htm
This year's theme is FREEDOM!
POW Camp & Barracks