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National POW/MIA Recognition Day observances are held annually on the third Friday of September by military installations around the world.
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Combat boots are placed in formation, representing American prisoners of war and missing in action here, Sept. 15, 2011. This week is POW/MIA Remembrance week a time for our nation to remember and pay respect to those who sacrificed much in the defense of our country.

Today, for National POW/MIA Recognition Day, we honor the sacrifice of service members who were prisoners of war or are still missing in action.
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Photo: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William F. Dean, right, greets Army Gen. Walton H. Walker upon his arrival in Taejon, South Korea, July 7, 1950. (National Archives photo/Released)

Army Maj. Gen. William F. Dean was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery and loyalty to his troops while protecting Taejon, South Korea.
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From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs The Navy will join the nation in commemorating Prisoners of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day Sept. 21, as announced in NAVADMIN 262/12. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is a day of observance for …
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