Ceremony to commemorate POWs, MIAs

Ceremony to commemorate POWs, MIAs

STODDARD COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - The Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield and the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center will host a special Prisoners of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Day ceremony on Friday, Sept. 16.

The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the commitment shelter on the cemetery grounds, 17357 Stars and Stripes Way.

Staff from the cemetery and the medical center, along with members of local service organizations, will present a special program to recognize former POWs and MIAs.

For more information, contact the Voluntary Service office at (573) 778-4276 or the cemetery at (573) 568-3871.

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