FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21, 2007

CONTACT: Jim Lowney, 908-527-4711

 

POW/MIA Day

pow/mia
(Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)

An honor guard comprised of Union County Sheriff’s Officers and Corrections Officers fire a salute on the steps of the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth during Union County’s annual remembrance ceremony honoring prisoners of war and those missing in action (POW/MIA). National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed each year on the third Friday of September.

POW/MIA Day
(Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)

Union County Freeholder Chairwoman Bette Jane Kowalski and Freeholders Al Mirabella and Dan Sullivan (R) listen to Dave Drummond, Commander of Garden State Chapter 1 of American Ex-Prisoners of War, speak about prisoners of war and those missing in action (POW/MIA) during Union County’s annual remembrance ceremony honoring POW’s and MIA’s at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth. Drummond was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed each year on the third Friday of September.