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.
September 21st is POW/MIA Recognition Day where we take the time to remember the more than 1,500 still missing and otherwise unaccounted-for, as well as their families, with a candlelight remembrance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial https://t.co/bD1e4CiMyN @POWMIAFamilies1 pic.twitter.com/WHlgVj0mLU— Vietnam Vet Memorial (@VVMF) September 8, 2018
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.