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Sept 19th National POW/MIA Recognition Day

This day has been set aside to honor and remember our countries POW/MIA's.

National POW/MIA Recognition Day is traditionally observed on the third Friday of September. This year, the day will be commemorated on Sept. 19, 2008. The theme for 2008 commemorates the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

POW/MIA Recognition Day posters can be ordered at the following website

or by calling 703-699-1131. For more information, visit the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office website.

By law, the black POW/MIA flag can be flown over federal facilities and cemeteries, post offices and military installations on that day.

POW/MIA website

Re: Sept 19th National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Should the Flag be flown at half staff that day? Seems like it should, but I don't know. Does anyone?

Thanks for the infor on getting posters.

Re: Sept 19th National POW/MIA Recognition Day

SSG Mike: I have added these events to my site.

Re: Sept 19th National POW/MIA Recognition Day

I can't seem to find anywhere that the flag would be flown at half staff on POW/Mia day. All I was able to find was whats below. I tried to call the VFW but no answer, I figure that they would know.

Personally, I break the rules once a year on this, My Brother in Law Died from Wounds received in Vietnam in Marine Operation Starlite. I fly the Flag at Half Staff on that anniversary in his memory.


There are four specific occasions during which the flag of the United States is flown at half-staff, or at the mid-way point of the staff or pole to which it is attached:

Memorial Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day

At the Direction of the President

At the Direction of a State's Governor