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A note left behind by a visitor is tucked into the crease between panels on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, Thursday, March 15, 2018. The Washington Monument is reflected in the panels. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors National POW/MIA Recognition Day


WASHINGTON (Circa) — Sept. 21 marks National Prisoners of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) Recognition Day.

All across the country, people will honor POWs and those who are still unaccounted for.

According the National League of POW/MIA Families, there are currently 1,594 people missing and unaccounted for.

At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, the league will honor POW/MIA’s in a candlelight remembrance ceremony.

People will get the opportunity to place a candle on the wall in honor of POWs and those missing in action.

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