Today is POW/MIA Recognition Day
VFW asks you to remember America's POWs, MIAs and their families
September 21, 2012
Today we salute the men and
women who served and sacrificed to keep America free. We also recognize the
families of the missing, those who continue to hope and pray that their loved
ones will one day return home from their wars.
Americans are currently listed as missing and unaccounted-for, dating back to
World War II. Eighty-three thousand Americans who have yet to return home from
We pray that these
Americans and their families are one day brought peace, and we can reassure
these families that veterans organizations like the VFW will never rest until
our nation has obtained the fullest possible accounting of all of our missing.
We are blessed to live in
the only country that actively pursues the recovery and return of our missing
Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and civilians.
We stand beside the
families who continue to burn the candle of hope, as the VFW actively helps our
government perform the most humanitarian of all humanitarian missions in
bringing closure to these families.
Learn how the VFW is working toward the fullest possible accounting of all military service members from all wars.
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