AFSA & AFA Announce POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony at Air Force Memorial

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Sergeants Association and the Air Force Association will co-host a POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony at 9 a.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013, at the Air Force Memorial.

Speakers from the host organizations as well as Ms. Ann Mills-Griffiths, Chairman of the Board of the National League of POW/MIA Families will speak at the ceremony. The event is free and open to the public.

The focus of this ceremony is to ensure that America remembers its responsibility to stand behind those who serve our nation and do everything possible to account for those who do not return.

Directions to the Air Force Memorial may be found online at http://www.airforcememorial.org/Visit/DrivingDirections11. Parking is very limited, and metro is highly encouraged. Please review our "Special Event Transportation" and parking link at http://www.airforcememorial.org/Visit/SpecialEventTransportation for metro and trolley details.

For more information about this event, contact the Air Force Memorial office at 703.979.0674 or afmf@airforcememorial.org.

The Air Force Association is a non-profit, independent, professional military and aerospace education association. Our mission is to promote a dominant United States Air Force and a strong national defense, and to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage. To accomplish this, we:

  • EDUCATE the public on the critical need for unmatched aerospace power and a technically superior workforce to ensure U.S. national security.
  • ADVOCATE for aerospace power and STEM education.
  • SUPPORT the Total Air Force family and promote aerospace education.

AFA has 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing more than 100,000 members. Visit AFA at www.afa.org.

SOURCE Air Force Association



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